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Oxbotica appoints VP Global Marketing Communications to accelerate Universal Autonomy

Oxbotica, a global leader in autonomous vehicle software, is accelerating the commercialisation of its Universal Autonomy platform with a new hire on the Executive Team.

Sheelpa Patel has been appointed Vice President Global Marketing Communications and will help Oxbotica scale globally, across multiple new commercial and industrial domains.

Sheelpa joins Oxbotica with over 25 years’ experience in global brand management, marketing and business transformation, having founded Mavens & Mavericks, a marketing consultancy specialising in scaling up high-potential businesses.

Sheelpa has worked across automotive, lifestyle, sports and technology brands, including as Head of Infiniti Lab, where she deployed a series of Smart Cities & IoT start-up accelerator programmes connecting the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance with game-changing technology entrepreneurs to accelerate mobility innovations.

“I am delighted to be part of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to grow a truly visionary business from the ground up, and make the world a better place through autonomy,” said Sheelpa. “I’ve had the privilege to work with the world’s most accomplished entrepreneurs and am thrilled to join a team whose culture and values align so naturally with my own.”

Gavin Jackson, CEO at Oxbotica, said: “We’re thrilled that Sheelpa has officially come aboard as VP Global Marketing Communications, to help us elevate our brand during this period of hyper-growth and global scale. Oxbotica is making the Earth move and Sheelpa’s marketing leadership combined with her customer-first approach is the force behind this.”