Atul, AV Strategy Director at AAA Northern California, leads safety assessment and testing of automated vehicles, and research team at GoMentum Station. He is currently active on shared autonomous shuttle deployment testing at GoMentum, and has recently wrapped up AV research projects with UC Berkeley and University of Waterloo, among others. He is an active participant on standards for AV safety, such as UL 4600, the SAE On-Road Driving (ORAD) Verification and Validation committee, and WEF’s AV Safe Drive Initiative.
Atul is a seasoned product professional with significant experience bringing innovative products, platforms and portfolios to the market in both startups and established organizations. He loves all things in the automation space, and brings his software expertise in applied AI, deep learning, computer vision and robotics. Previously, he worked at HP, Motorola/Google in product strategy roles and led software engineering in startup in the telecom space. He has an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management where he was a Sloan Fellow, and a B.S. Electronics Engineering from IIT in India.