Jonas Tisell: Why Test Engineers are needed more than ever before

Jonas Tisell has over 20 years of experience in automotive and software products. He is a well-known profile within the automotive tech community and one of the pioneers in autonomous vehicles. On Testers’ Day on September 11, he gives a lecture on why test engineers are needed more than ever before in the higher degree race of Autonomous Vehicles.

Jonas Tisell will lecture on why verification / validation and certification are so important in AD / ADAS and especially when AI is being used. Jonas also thinks that we are heading into the third AI winter, if verification based on use-case, with associated methods and tools, is not accelerated.

Jonas Tisell – CEO, over 20 years of experience in Automotive and Software Products. Has MSc in Artificial Intelligence & Control Theory, and one of the pioneers within autonomous vehicles. Well known profile within the automotive tech community in Sweden/ EU, China and the HPC industry. Before co-founding BEAM & AECOR Jonas was COO at Sentient. Sentient develops innovative software products for the automotive industry (”steer by wire” for trucks and cars, the Volvo trucks ”Van Damme” ads was based on that tech. Prior to that he built and was responsible for Ford’s global ADAS organization (team of 200) reporting to the CEO (including Volvo Cars and other Ford owned brands). Lately Jonas been heavily involved in Autonomous Transport Project at global OEM, basically in the cross-section between where Autonomous Transport meets the requirement on how to make Business on the Tech used.