Chief Technology Strategist, Connected Car, Kia Motors
Henry Bzeih is responsible for heading Kia’s North American Infotainment Product Planning & the Telematics Connected Car business. Mr. Bzeih is responsible for the US based Telematics organization which oversees the co-development and execution of Kia’s connected services as well as management of Kia’s connected services delivery network.
Prior to joining Kia, Mr. Bzeih held many critical R&D positions in the auto industry, most notably responsibility for leading applications and launch of Multimedia and Infotainment cross vehicle organization at Ford Motor Company where he launched critical projects such as SYNC GEN 1, Next Generation Navigation Systems as well as a multitude of all new Multimedia and Infotainment Audio Platforms and Branded systems.
Mr. Bzeih’s technical and business experiences span an arsenal of ground up projects in the Electrical and Electronic arena. These experiences cover all facets of global vehicle development in Electronics commodity, Vehicle Electrical Architecture, Vehicle Electrical applications.
Mr. Bzeih is a notable industry expert, who supports multitude of speaking roles in major events. Mr. Bzeih was a finalist for a 2011 Telematics Leadership Award as well as an honorable mention in 2013 from Telematics Update.
Mr. Bzeih holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan. He graduated in 1992.