ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/— Today, American Trucking Associations announced several new featured speakers for the ATA Executive Summit on Technology-Driven Performance.

The new group of speakers is headlined by John Ellis, global technologist and head of the Ford Developer Program at Ford Motor Co., and futurist Glen Heimstra, and also includes a number of trucking industry leaders from prominent fleets and suppliers. “We’re very excited to keep adding to our impressive roster of speakers,” said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. “The Summit promises to be a ‘can’t miss’ event for fleet executives interested in the future of this industry.” Ellis and Heimstra join previously announced speakers like Anthony Levandowski, engineering director of the Google Driverless Car project; Chunka Mui, CEO of Devil’s Advocate Consulting Group and Josh Switkes, President and CEO of Peloton Technology Inc.

The Summit under the banner of Providing Analytics and Answers for Freight Transportation Executives, will be held December 4-6 at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas. For more information view this video and to register visit

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