The automotive industry is undergoing dramatic change based on ACE -- autonomous, connected, electrified vehicles that rely on large datasets to power on-demand mobility services. This episode brings together three top experts to examine the near-term future of vehicles and the auto industry.

Paul Ballew is the Global Chief Data and Analytics Officer at the Ford Motor Company. Appointed in December 2014, Ballew leads Ford’s global data and analytics teams including development of new capabilities supporting connectivity and smart mobility.

David A. Bray is a Visiting Executive In-Residence at Harvard University, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, an Eisenhower Fellow, and a Visiting Associate at the University of Oxford. In 2016, Business Insider named him one of the top “24 Americans Who Are Changing the World.” He is currently Chief Information Officer at the Federal Communications Commission.

Evangelos Simoudis has been working in Silicon Valley as a technologist, entrepreneur, corporate executive, and VC. Today he advises global corporations on Startup-Driven Innovation and information technology and invests in early stage startups working on big data applications. He is a recognized thought leader on corporate innovation, big data, cloud computing, and digital marketing platforms, a writer and speaker on these topics. His recent book is called "The Big Data Opportunity in Our Driverless Future."