#104 – Interview with Henning Lategahn, PhD, Atlatec, on 3D mapping without lidar

A fascinating conversation with Henning Lategahn, PhD with distinction from the University of Karlsruhe for Technology, and his startup, Atlatec, which produces 3d maps for autonomous driving and simulations without lidar; they use computer vision cameras only. Also, two cool announcements to share with you.

#102 – Interview with Henry Bzeih, SVP & CTO, Flex

Henry Bzeih, SVP & CTO of Flex, a large manufacturing firm with roots dating back to 1969, joins us to discuss his bird’s eye view of the autonomous vehicle industry; where things are headed; and all the challenges and difficulties getting there.

#101 – INTERVIEW: Adham Ghazali, Founder & CEO, Imagry

Lo and behold, just days after Elon Musk’s bombshell that maps aren’t necessary for autonomous vehicles, Adham Ghazali, Founder & CEO of Israel-based startup Imagry, talks about how their company is doing precisely that.

Ep 97: INTERVIEW: Abdo Mahmoud, Senior Product Manager Affectiva, on Driver Monitoring Systems

I’m pleased to have as our special guest today Abdo Mahmoud, Senior Product Manager at Affectiva, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company developing an incredibly powerful driver (and passenger) monitoring system for L3 and L4 cars. Have a listen!

Ep 95: INTERVIEW: Rudy Burger, Founder & Managing Partner, Woodside Capital Partners

I’m immensely honored to welcome to our show Rudy Burger (Twitter; LinkedIn), the founder and managing partner of Silicon Valley venture firm Woodside Capital Partners. With an absolutely astonishing academic pedigree spanning Yale to Cambridge including a PhD in Digital Imaging; numerous companies under his belt, including a stint as VP at Xerox, he also founded the MIT Media Lab’s Europe branch. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the next 40 minutes with Rudy Burger.

Ep 94: INTERVIEW: My interview on German podcast “Autonomes Fahren” with Matthias Jortzik

I was hugely honored to be invited by Matthias Jortzik to join him as a special guest on his podcast, “Autonomes Fahren,” literally, “Autonomous Driving.” Based in Germany, Matthias is an electrical engineer who produces this podcast for his German-speaking audience; so this may end up becoming the first time I’m dubbed over in a foreign language! Have a listen as a dive into a fascinating 30 minute discussion on all things AV.

Ep 92 & 93: INTERVIEW: Dr. Justin P. Schorr, Ph.D., collision reconstruction expert

So we’ve got yet another special guest for today’s special 1-hour(!) two-part episode, Dr. Justin P. Schorr, Ph.D., a collision reconstruction expert with DJS Associates. Given Justin’s work on high-profile collisions involving Teslas and other semi-autonomous vehicles, we decided to dive into a fascinating 30 minute discussion that managed to explode into a whopping 1-hour conversation touching on just about every issue imaginable regarding autonomous vehicles; hence my decision to split the conversation into two parts. So sit back, relax, and enjoy…

Ep 90: INTERVIEW: Renovo CEO Christopher Heiser

Wow, we’re really on a roll with guest interviews! Today, it’s Renovo CEO Christopher Heiser as we talk all about the autonomous vehicle OS that is Renovo, and much more besides. So sit down, get comfortable, for a fantastic 30 minute interview with Christopher Heiser, CEO of Renovo.

EP 88: INTERVIEW: Ro Gupta, CEO/Founder of Carmera on Toyota partnership, HD mapping

Today I’m thrilled to have on the show Ro Gupta, CEO & Founder of Carmera, maker of autonomous vehicle real time HD mapping software. Following Carmera’s recent partnership with Toyota, I had the chance to talk with Ro about his background; what Carmera is up to; his thoughts on fellow HD mapping company HERE Technologies; and more besides.