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Carlo van de Weijer

Managing Director of the Institute for AI Systems at Eindhoven University of Technology, SingularityU Faculty

Talk Title: The Future of Mobility and AI: Who Takes the Wheel?

Talk Abstract:
When digitization strikes an industry, changes come faster than most traditional players can prepare for. Yet, with all unpredictability that comes along with disruption there are some fixed rules that one can prepare for. This makes mobility a real example of an industry in the midst of disruption. Carlo van de Weijer will highlight the most important future trends within mobility, from uberization to self-driving vehicles and electrification. Yet mainly as an example of how disruption can strike, and how to deal with a future that is harder to predict than ever before.

Bio:

Dr. Carlo van de Weijer (1966) has a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the TU Eindhoven and a PhD degree with honors from TU in Graz. He carries a broad experience in the automotive industry with a.o. executive positions at Siemens and TomTom. Currently he is managing director of the newly founded Institute for AI Systems INAS at Eindhoven University of Technology. He advises ministries and industries around the world on the future of mobility and is member of the supervisory board of several high-tech companies and start-ups. He is an international speaker on exponential technology and the future of high-tech, amongst others as faculty member of Silicon Valley based Singularity University.