Vice President of Innovation, Lear
Dave is Vice President of Innovation at Lear Corporation. He also serves as a member of the founding team at SiMa.ai, a stealth startup focused on disruptive computing.
Previously Dave was Sr. Director of Autonomous Driving Platforms at Toyota Research Institute. He has also served as the Director of Technology for Samsung Strategy & Innovation Center where he was responsible for open innovation, architecture development, and technical innovation in automotive, including the areas of ADAS and Autonomous Driving. Prior to joining Samsung, he led automotive integration for NVIDIA, developing advanced concepts for vehicle cockpit and autonomous vehicles. Dave has also held several engineering and technical roles at Altera, SiriusXM Radio, and Visteon.