Trucking Automation will include brief presentations from host PACCAR Innovation Center followed by Prof. Lutz Eckstein of IKA in Aachen, Peloton Technology and Starsky Robotics. Afterwardm there will be a group Q&A with the audience.
Presenters will include:
- Paul Konasewich, Director of Business Development, PACCAR Silicon Valley
- Prof.-Dr. Lutz Eckstein, Director of ika at RWTH Aachen University
- Rod McLane, VP of Marketing, Peloton Technology
Peloton is an automated vehicle technology company hard at work solving the two biggest challenges facing the $700 billion trucking industry: Crashes and Fuel Use. McLane has more than 20 years in high tech marketing across both Fortune 500 companies and start-ups. Prior to joining Peloton, Rod led product marketing as Senior Director of Marketing at Ayla Networks, a leading IoT platform start up in the smart home space.
- Kartik Tiwari, CTO & Co-Founder of Starsky Robotics
Starsky Robotics is working to make trucks autonomous on the highway and remote controlled by drivers for the first and last mile. Their trucks will make roads safer while giving drivers meaningful work close to their homes and families. Tiwari co-founded Starsky Robotics and currently serves as CTO. Prior, he developed UpDroid with a partner while working on his Master’s Degree in Robotic System Development at Carnegie Mellon University.
Food and beverages will be provided. To learn more or to register, visit https://www.meetup.com/SAE-Innovations-in-Mobility/events/252005349/.
When: Thursday, July 12 @ 6:30 p.m.
Where: PACCAR Innovation Center, 1277 Reamwood Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94089
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