Dan Caciolo is head of NA IAM Product Management & Catalog, Smart Mobility (SMY), North America Automotive, Continental, and is responsible for managing the company’s Independent Aftermarket and ATE Brake System Parts programs. He joined Continental in 2008 as a senior product manager and advanced to the position of head of product management in 2014.
Prior to Continental, Caciolo served at Siemens VDO Automotive as a product manager and marketing analyst from 2004 to 2008.
In addition to his 18-year career in the automotive parts business, Caciolo also worked in his family-owned Ford dealerships in a wide variety of roles – from detailing to selling cars.
Caciolo has a BA in Marketing Communications from Roger Williams University and an MBA in International Business from Southern New Hampshire University with a focus in PMP (Project Management Professional).
In this exclusive Q&A, Caciolo talks about AAPEX, the latest ADAS, Smart Mobility and the latest innovations from Continental.