Beyond CIO | episode 597

Road to Autonomous Driving with Stellantis CIO turned P&L Leader Mamatha Chamarthi

Mamatha Chamarthi is the Head of Software Business and Product Management P&L at Stellantis. Stellantis was formed in 2021 as a result of a cross-border merger between the Italian-American conglomerate Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and the French PSA Group, and currently has just over $200 billion in annual revenue. Mamatha was also the Chief Digital Officer and Chief Information Officer of the company before entering her current role. Prior to Stellantis, Mamatha was the CIO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, CIO of Consumers Energy, and CIO / CDO of ZF Group as well. She also serves on the boards of ChampionX and Health Alliance Plan. September 27, 2021

597: Mamatha Chamarthi, Head of Software Business and Product Management P&L at Stellantis, focuses on the future of autonomous vehicles. Mamatha explains her purview as Head of Software Business & Product Management P&L and describes a trend she sees of technology leaders taking on greater responsibilities on the business and P&L side of the enterprise. She gives insight into the growing opportunities for advancement in autonomous driving and electric vehicles, the coopetition and ecosystems necessary in attaining higher levels of autonomy, and where we are in the journey towards Level 4 and 5 automation. Finally, Mamatha talks about how her global work experience shapes her leadership style, why it is important to have women leaders in technology and business, and what additional trends in technology her team looks to leverage in the future.

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This episode is sponsored by Quickbase.

The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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