ORG Ford Motor Company Title BIO Vijay Sankaran is Manager of Ford's Enterprise Technology Group. Vijay's team focuses on the research, strategy, and architecture of emerging technologies into Ford Motor Company. His group focuses on bringing pervasive computing to Ford Motor Company through solutions focused on seamless mobility, high fidelity collaboration, RFID and sensor technologies, in-vehicle connectivity, and pattern recognition and analytics. The group also architects the most efficient delivery infrastructure for these solutions through service-oriented architecture, efficient information movement, robust identity and security, utility computing, and adaptive networks. Vijay has held many roles at Ford Motor Company including those in the areas of IT Security and Controls, In-Vehicle Software, and Vehicle Quality systems. Prior to joining Ford, Vijay was a consultant with both Ernst & Young LLP and Headstrong where he focused heavily on analytical systems. Vijay holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.