Darren Shelcusky is a 36 year veteran in the automotive industry, where he has led software based initiatives in manufacturing, product development, testing labs, in-vehicle, and connected vehicles. He is a Manager in the Ford Mobility Platform Enablement team, and is responsible for driving the adoption and measurable results around APIs and platforms, as well as applying industry best practices to foster scalable, agile, API-led development. Darren earned a B.S. in Systems Engineering at General Motors Institute and an MBA from Penn State University. He has 12 patents for various connected vehicle and telematics innovations globally.