Keynote: Sanjay Dhawan, President of Harman’s Connected Services Division

Posted by Charbax – August 12, 2017

President of Harman's Connected Services, Stamford, CT, USA, this is the Keynote by Mr. Sanjay Dhawan entitled "Humanizing the Autonomous Car Experience" at SID Display Week 2017. Sanjay Dhawan is President of HARMAN’s Connected Services Division. A technology veteran and serial entrepreneur, Sanjay is responsible for the day-to-day operations and financial performance of HARMAN Connected Services. Previously, Dhawan was President & CEO of Symphony Teleca, a private company that was acquired by HARMAN. Dhawan joined Symphony Teleca from Aricent, a KKR owned privately held company with global operations in more than 25 countries with over 10,000 employees, where he served as President and Chief Operating Officer. At Aricent, he was responsible for company strategy, sales, marketing and the management and oversight of several high-growth business units and various functional units. Prior to Aricent, Dhawan was the Chairman, CEO and co-founder of Inkra Networks, a company credited with defining the virtual networking market segment. Dhawan also held chief strategy, development, sales and management roles at Netopia, StarNet and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). Dhawan has authored several networking-related publications and books and has chaired IEEE 802 and ANSI X3T9 standards sub-groups. He holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Brunel University, England, and a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communications from REC Kurukshetra, India.