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Wednesday, June 26 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Startup Review: Focus on Sensors and Autonomous Vehicles

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A handpicked selection of startup companies reveal innovations that are set to shake up the automotive industry. These entrepreneurs will take to the stage to share their visions for the future of the vehicle and mobility. Grilled by our expert panel and moderated by Autotech Council’s Executive Director, Liz Kerton, we put these startups through their paces and leave you to be the judge as to who is most likely to succeed!

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Dan Smith

President, Capstone Financial Group, Inc.
Dan Smith is the president of Capstone Financial Group, Inc., which he founded in 1988. Under his leadership, Capstone has closed more auto-related M&A transactions than any other investment banking firm. Dan has served as consultant, restructuring expert or investment banker to more... Read More →
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Liz Kerton

Executive Director, Autotech Council
Liz Kerton has built a career helping new technologies break through. Mixing 15 years' experience building marketing programs for tech companies and launching new products and new companies with her Master's Degree in Diplomacy, she now runs the Autotech Council, IoT Forum, and Telecom... Read More →
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Bernard Vetten

Development Engineer, TE Connectivity
Bernard Vetten is currently a Development Engineer for the Global Automotive Business unit in Fremont, California with the focus on initiating, evaluating and developing new Infotainment projects and facilitating the communication on needs/trends for current and next-generation Infotainment... Read More →
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David Slemp

President & Chief Engineer, Aeres EM
David Slemp is the founder of Aeres Electromagnetics and inventor of the SIER Holographic Radar. Mr. Slemp is also a Senior Radar Engineer and Project Manager for Leidos Defense with expertise in high-performance military tracking radars and electronic warfare systems. Previously... Read More →
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Aditya Srinivasan

General Manager, Innoviz Technologies
Prior to joining Innoviz as General Manager, North America, Aditya Srinivasan had a long career in the semiconductor industry taking video processing technology to market. He participated in early LCD Monitor and LCD TV development and in the application of video compression to Broadcast... Read More →
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Ann Cheng

Investment Director and Team Head, Hyundai CRADLE
Ann Cheng is an Investment Director and Team Head at Hyundai CRADLE. Hyundai CRADLE is focused on strategic investments and partnerships in automotive tech and the future of mobility for Hyundai Motor Company. Ann has led or co-led over seven investments at Hyundai and currently holds... Read More →
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Matt Harrison, PhD

Head of Artificial Intelligence, Metawave
Matt is developing the architecture of the AI engine that powers Metawave’s autonomous driving radar platform. Matt holds a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics with extensive experience constructing deep neural networks. Writing code originated out of a necessity to interpret large data... Read More →
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Semyon Nisenzon

President and CEO, Cluster Imaging Inc.
Semyon Nisenzon is a Leader, Advanced Technologist, Innovator and Entrepreneur with over 30 years’ experience bringing novel, high performance, ground breaking technologies to market. With a PhD in Applied Mathematics and Principal Architect and Management roles in innovative Graphics... Read More →

Wednesday June 26, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm PDT
Expo Floor