Dinesh Paliwal has played an instrumental role in transforming HARMAN from a founder-run, top down culture to one that is customer-centric and innovation-driven since joining the company as Chief Executive Officer in 2007. Under his leadership, the company seamlessly evolved from a manufacturing-centered business to a software-focused technology company that is at the forefront of developing solutions at the convergence of connected technologies between the car, home, work and everywhere in between.

Not only has he propelled HARMAN into a new phase of automotive innovation, but set a precedent for the entire industry. And the industry is taking notice. Our exceptional leader was deservingly named to Motor Trends 2019 Power List, a list discerning the most influential and transformative executives who are making a substantial impact on the automotive industry. (harman.com)