Working Experience: 14 years automotive (ADAS, AD, Active Safety) development and management
Educational Background: Ph.D in engineering / computer science from Karlsruhe University (2005)
Key Expertise: Building departments, teams, and projects in the automotive industry. Building products and product landscapes. Environment perception, situation interpretation, object classification, multi-camera systems, motion stereo, augmented reality. Design, implementation and maintenance of large software frameworks and applications. Teaching at university and supervising student work.
• ADAS Function Responsible: Intersection Assist (AUDI, 2009-2012). Vision and Radar based ADAS / Active Safety function (advance development stage).
• ADAS Function Responsible: Traffic Jam Pilot (AUDI, 2012-2015), the industry’s first Level 3 Automated Driving function.
• Department Head ADAS (Elektrobit, 2015-2018): Profit and loss responsible for Elektrobit’s Driver Assistance offering.
• Director Function Development (Samsung, since 2018): Responsible for Samsung’s Driver Assistance Function portfolio, SAE Automation Level 0 to 4.