Kurt Hoppe is the Global Head of Innovation at General Motors and is willing to share the secrets of his tremendous track record as an Advisor to Geeq. Kurt has driven the development and launches of award-winning, value-added services, focused at the intersection of Connected Consumer IoT devices, digital services, and Tier-1 service providers. At GM, Kurt’s team is at the forefront of rapid prototyping and in-market testing of Connected Car services. Prior to GM, Kurt’s career-long portfolio of accomplishments includes leadership roles in international IoT platform and services applications in: multi-screen media and entertainment, home automation, eHealth, and eGovernment services for global service providers and their subscribers.
Not surprisingly, Kurt graduated at the top of his Computer Science class at the Royal Military College of Canada and studied Human Computer Interaction and AI at the University of British Columbia. Kurt’s success in the widespread adoption of IoT strategies and B2B solutions have earned him the trust of global enterprises, such as AT&T, Time Warner Cable, Best Buy, Chrysler and GM. Geeq will call on Kurt frequently to ensure Geeq’s platform and products are developed with ready input from enterprises and consumers about what they want and need.