The Use of Vehicle Data for Investigations
Get an update on vehicle theft trends such as relay attacks and OBD tools, immobilizers, alarm systems, and other theft deterrence features, forensic data resident in GM products, GM’s innovations in VIN labelling and component marking, reading key fobs, cybersecurity, OnStar as an investigator’s ally, new GM products such as electric and autonomous vehicles - and much more. Learn how various components of GM’s defense in-depth strategy can help identify if fraudulent claims may have occurred. Find out how to contact GM under various vehicle crime and fraud scenarios.
Global Vehicle Security Lead
General Motors Global Technical Center
George Baker serves as GM’s primary interface to the international vehicle crime investigation community. He leads GM’s Global Vehicle Security Team, working with GM’s technical experts to ensure GM understands and counters current and emerging vehicle crime methods to provide optimal vehicle security to GM product owners. George has held a variety of positions at General Motors since 1995, including locomotive program manager in Mexico and Russia, sales/marketing/aftersales director in Moscow, director of GM Military Trucks, and OnStar’s primary liaison to law enforcement. He holds an engineering degree from West Point and a master’s degree in Russian area studies from Harvard University. George is a retired US Army officer following his service on tanks and in the Army’s military liaison program.