With the automotive industry undergoing a period of major change – shifting from mechanical to software-driven – Cubic Telecom has gone from strength to strength, developing the connected software solutions automotive manufacturers need on their digital transformation journeys. In the pursuit of enabling innovations for future mobility, one of Cubic’s own has garnered renewed industry recognition for her impact on the connected car landscape.
Punitha Sinnapan, VP of Automotive Design and Innovation at Cubic Telecom, won a prestigious Automotive News Europe Rising Stars award in the ‘IT and Connected Car’ category. Automotive News Europe is a leading pan-European publication for the sector, with its Rising Stars programme recognising outstanding individuals up-and-coming in the automotive industry. Coinciding with the the IAA Mobility 2021 conference in Munich, the awards programme is now in its 11th year and spotlights those who have driven change and fostered innovation across the technology sphere. Cubic has previously won industry awards such as the IoT Breakthrough Awards and the IoT Global Awards, and it has been named as ‘Challenger‘ in the annual Gartner Magic Quadrant analysis.
Punitha has almost twenty years of experience in software and system architecture and design, and extensive expertise in such areas as ADAS, autonomous driving, high-performance computing architecture and project and customer management. At Cubic, she is currently developing a new product strategy and long-term roadmap designed to solve industry challenges and generate new revenue streams for Cubic’s customers, which include Audi, Volkswagen, CNH Industrial, Arrival, and Skoda.
Driving the future of mobility
Team Cubic has been at the forefront of enabling innovation in the mobility sphere through its connected software and analytics solutions. While it has indeed been a challenging time for the global automotive market, progress continues to move forward with the convergence of connected cars, autonomous driving platforms, shared and electric mobility all acting as major industry disrupters. With the onset of software-defined digitalisation impacting the entire automotive value chain, Cubic’s cutting edge solutions are driving the scene forward.
Cubic’s PACE, PLXOR and INSIGHTS products are making it easier for automotive customers to manage next generation global connected software and offer advanced analytics so they can optimise customer experience and drive consistent, profitable growth. Today we power globally connected software for millions of vehicles across 100+ countries for some of the world’s largest automotive OEMs.