Chief Strategy Officer, Spartan Radar
Robert Brown is the Chief Strategy Officer for Spartan Radar. He guides Spartan to scale its biomimetic imaging radar to solve persistent perception challenges that have impeded commercialization of automated mobility for all industry sectors: in trucking, mining, and delivery. Robert's extensive work in the tech, transportation and public sector has always been driven by a fundamental mission of safety, transparency, and tangible results. He was a core member of the TuSimple team that built a go-to-market strategy around autonomous truck technology through OEM relationships, customer integrations, and strategic partnerships that resulted in a successful initial public offering in early 2021. He also worked for the state of California and was a lobbyist in Washington D.C. Robert graduated from San Diego State University and taught at Oxford University.
Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder, Spartan Radar
Tyler Rather is the Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder of Spartan Radar. He leads the engineering team through the research, implementation, and maturation of advanced automotive radar technologies. A seasoned technology innovator with deep insights into sensor integration, Tyler has led teams of scientists and engineers in the development of digital RF technologies for radar applications, and he holds a U.S. patent. The former Director of Digital RF for Physical Optics Corporation, Tyler also spent 12 years managing teams and engineering radar solutions for Raytheon. Tyler holds a B.S. and M.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California.