Mr. Egil Juliussen, Ph.D., co-founded Telematics Research Group Inc. in 2000 and serves as its Principal Technology Analyst. Dr. Juliussen serves as Research Director for IHS Automotive at IHS Inc. He serves as Director and Principal Analyst of Automotive of iSuppli Corporation. He has more than 30 years of experience in the computer, communications, and telematics industries. His areas of expertise include information technology products such as PDAs, mobile communications, Internet appliances, and vehicle telematics. Prior to this he served as President and Editor of Computer Industry Almanac, which published eight Computer and Internet Industry Almanac reference books. Dr. Juliussen was Chairman and Co-founder of Future Computing, an information service company that was the first market research and product testing company for the PC industry. He also served as Chairman of Workstation Laboratories – a technology lab that specialized in performance analysis of personal computers, workstations and servers.
He is a frequent speaker at telematics conferences around the world and is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He has published over 400 industry reports, conference papers, and publications. Dr. Juliussen’s first technology report (IBM’s Billion Dollar Baby, co-authored with Portia Isaacson, Ph.D. in August of 1981) accurately predicted the impact of the personal computer. He received Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.