Luxoft Tech Meetup
The future of Automotive and Mobility is straight ahead. Join our Luxoft Open AUTOmotive Tech Talk to get insights about the latest technological innovations such as autonomous driving where Luxoft is at the forefront together with the biggest OEMs worldwide. Meet key employees from Luxoft’s Autonomous Drive division who are driving our vision of the future of Mobility forward. Our speakers will discuss topics related to Autonomous Driving and the overall challenges. Contrary to popular belief self-driven cars don’t drive by themselves – it’s through the passion of scientists and engineers we will be able to drink and drive in the future.
Thursday 6th February 2020, 18:00
18:00 – Welcome and Registration
18:30–18:40 – Opening Speech | Luxoft Overview
by Jitka Steinmetz – Managing Director
18:40–19:15 – How to Drive an Autonomous Car in the Real World: From Sensors to Trajectories
by Victor Manuel Gonzalez Moreno - Senior IT Consultant in Germany
19:20–19:50 – Introduction to Autonomous Drive - A Luxoft Story
by Christian Synowiec - Team Architect
20:00 – 20:30 Driver prediction and autonomous vehicle decision strategies based on uncertain behavior by
by Wolfgang Münst – Luxoft Management Consultant
20:30 – 21:00 – Let your car fix itself – Cloud-enabled repairs in Automotive
by Aditya Pendharkar Team Lead Cloud Engineering COM
21:00 – Networking, drinks and snacks
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:
Victor Moreno has spent the past 2 years working on ADAS in his current role of Software Engineer in the Driving Functions CoC, where he regularly tackles the challenges posed by the advancing technologies that enable autonomous driving. Powered by his love for solving problems, he spent 9 years in several fields of mathematics. This culminated in his PhD in Pure Mathematics from the Royal Holloway University of London.
Christian Synowiec - Team Architect
Christian Synowiec is Team Architect at Luxoft, responsible for Global Talent Management and Staffing of Autonomous Driving projects. He joined Luxoft following the acquisition of Objective Software GmbH in 2018, where he was HR Manager in addition to being Managing Director of Objective Software in Poland. He was responsible also for Talent Acquisition and having staffed projects all across Automotive, Christian build a strong understanding of the technical requirements in Automotive and what skills potential candidates need to have to be successful in the Autonomous Drive area.
Aditya Pendharkar – Team Lead Cloud Engineering COM
Computer Science graduate with more than 18 years’ experience in developing data-centric solutions with .NET technologies. Over the last 6 years my focus has been designing and implementing solutions for the Microsoft Azure cloud. At Luxoft, I am primarily responsible for defining blue print architectures around the Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform (MCVP) targeted at tackling the varied challenges that OEMS face while designing a truly connected vehicle experience.
Other areas of keen interest and knowledge include researching innovative solutions that utilize Azure Cognitive service and IoT to provide innovative solutions targeted at the automotive domain.
Wolfgang has worked as a department lead for automotive security projects and team lead for automotive embedded series development projects. His presentation originates from the work he undertook during the three years he was an autonomous driving researcher at a premium OEM. Currently, he is working as a management consultant for the Software Functions CoC in the Autonomous Driving division.
Based in Munich, Jitka has been Luxoft Germany Managing Director since March 2019. Jitka joined Luxoft after serving 8 years at McKinsey & Company, as a Central Europe Director of Operations at the latest. She graduated in Computer Science, Linguistics and Psychology at the TU Berlin and her original background is a founder and CEO of worldwide leading professional service company. At Luxoft, Jitka is responsible for all local operations of Luxoft in Germany.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
- An opportunity to meet people with the same passion as you have, and to listen & talk about the top and newest technologies in the Automotive industry
- Pizza, some drinks, along with a networking session
- A great atmosphere and special prizes!
Luxoft, a DXC Technology Company, is a digital strategy and software engineering firm providing bespoke technology solutions that drive business change for customers globally. As part of DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC), Luxoft enables business transformation, enhances customer experiences, and boosts operational efficiency through its strategy, consulting, and engineering services.
Luxoft combines a unique blend of engineering excellence and deep industry expertise to serve clients globally, specializing in automotive, financial services, travel and hospitality, healthcare, life sciences, media, and telecommunications.
Luxoft Germany works on several exciting projects for major OEMs and other prestigious companies, where currently is developing different products in the automotive segment, such as:
- Digital Cockpit
- Autonomous Drive
- Connected Mobility
- Silicon Technology and Partners
For more information, please visit http://www.luxoft.com.