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US-Asia Technology Management Center presents "Autonomous Vehicles and the Digital Transformation of the Automotive Industry in Asia"

Topic: 
Autonomous Vehicles and the Digital Transformation of the Automotive Industry in Asia
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 4:30pm
Speaker: 
Dr. James Peng (Pony.ai)
Abstract / Description: 

Join US-ATMC for a seminar with Dr. James Peng which will focus on how autonomous vehicles are impacting and transforming the automotive industry and possibly other areas around ground transportation industries. With autonomous vehicles, there are a new set of industry players that may be poised to disrupt the existing old guard. The evolution of self-driving vehicles is also revealing major shifts in the global center of gravity of the automotive industry — toward Asia. This seminar will share perspectives on how these trends appear at present and how they may evolve in the future.

Bio:

Dr. Peng is an entrepreneur and leader in the self-driving car space. He is passionate about bringing great people together to solve the most challenging problems in future mobility. Under Dr. Peng's leadership, Pony.ai has quickly become an industry leader and launched multiple autonomous driving fleets to the public across the globe. Prior to co-founding Pony.ai, Dr. Peng worked at Baidu and Google for 11 years. He holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University and a B.S. from Tsinghua University.