E-Mobility, self-driving cars
Autonomous car technology is the next battleground in Silicon Valley
Prof. Dr. Anton Gunzinger, Founder, Supercomputing Systems AG
Siddhartha Arora is presently working at the IBM Innovation Center in Zurich.
Siddhartha graduated from ETH Zurich’s Management, Economics and Technology MAS program where his final assignment was focused on understanding the commercial drone industry.
Siddhartha has an MSc in Information Security from Royal Holloway, University of London, as well as degrees in Electrical Engineering and Economics from the University of Massachusetts.
Prof. Dr. Anton Gunzinger astonished the international IT world of the 90s with his revolutionary supercomputer.
He has been awarded a host of different honours and was selected by TIME magazine as one of the 100 top leaders of the twenty-first century.
In 1993, Anton Gunzinger founded the company Supercomputing Systems AG, aimed at developing and marketing supercomputers.
Today, with around 90 staff members, the enterprise develops bespoke products in various fields of application for international clients.
Anton Gunzinger remains a source of inspiration for the enterprise.
He encourages, stimulates and sees through development processes.
As an out-of-the-box thinker he often clears the way for innovative projects, being able to point out new development potential and enthuse clients.
He teaches computer architecture at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich.
Chris Heiser is the co-founder and CEO of Renovo, leading the company’s development of software platforms to accelerate the innovation and adoption of automated mobility on-demand (AMoD) systems.
In addition to serving as a founding advisor of San Francisco’s Self Racing Cars Series, Chris is a die-hard gearhead with a passion for motorsports, engineering and technology.
He was previously the Director of Product Management at LightSurf—pioneer of the camera phone—before the company was acquired by Verisign.
Heiser graduated from Carnegie Mellon with a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering.