Daphne Zargar


Speaker 2017

Global Manager – Partner Relations, Application Ecosystem & Development


@dlzargar / @GM

Why I love Heavy Metal – App Development & Artificial Intelligence at GM

  • An intro to the platform – 400 real-time data points
  • Developing in-vehicle apps for GM – more connected vehicles than all other OEMs combined
  • How our relationship with IBM Watson is changing the game


Daphne joined General Motors as the Global Manager of Partner Relations in June, 2016 in the engineering team of Global Connected Customer Experince. Prior to that she focused on developing business models and managing development teams around Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality experiences. Daphne has developed a broad set of experiences and global background ranging from working for the United Nations in Tehran, Iran to the Chief of Staff of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. She has also lived and worked in Spain and the Dominican Republic and speaks Spanish and Persian fluently.