Cognomotiv Announces Board of Advisors

Menlo Park, California, UNITED STATES

Automotive safety and security startup accelerates recent market traction with powerful board of industry veterans from automotive, big data & AI, legal & data privacy, and fleet management

MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cognomotiv, provider of real-time data services that certify the safety, security and proper functioning of modern vehicles at runtime, today introduced its board of advisors. This world class team of entrepreneurs and industry luminaries brings deep automotive, cybersecurity, technology and legal expertise, and will play a key role in helping to guide Cognomotiv’s strategy and technical direction.

“Cognomotiv is a fast-growing startup focused on bringing real-time data technologies to automotive and transportation companies to ensure the safety and security of the next wave of new transportation services, from today’s connected cars to the fully autonomous vehicles of the future,” said Hadi Nahari, founder and CEO of Cognomotiv. “We are truly honored to have such a distinguished advisory board, composed of global business leaders who have a unique mix of technical and regulatory knowledge across automotive, data and cybersecurity industries. We could not have found a better blend of talent or a more collaborative group of advisors to help us chart the best direction for Cognomotiv.”

  • Amr Awadallah is the founder and CTO of Cloudera. Previously he served as VP Product Intelligence Engineering at Yahoo! and ran one of the very first organizations to use Hadoop for data analysis and Business Intelligence. Amr joined Yahoo! following the acquisition of his first startup VivaSmart, in July 2000.
  • Robin Campbell is the global co-chair of the Data Privacy & Cybersecurity practice group at Squire Patton Boggs, a top 10 global law firm where she specializes in complex, cutting-edge legal advice, including expertise in autonomous vehicle technology, connected-cars, IoT, data monetization and online tracking technologies.
  • Lou Hughes has held senior leadership positions throughout his stellar career. He was President and COO of Lockheed Martin. Prior to Lockheed, he was EVP at General Motors, where he held progressively more responsible positions for over 25 years, including President of GM International Operations, President of GM Europe, Chairman of Adam Opel AG, and Chairman of Saab Automobile.
  • Lee Kaplan built his career at Enterprise Holdings, starting in 1985. Now retired, he most recently served as senior vice president and Chief Administration Officer, and was responsible for overseeing Legal, Risk, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Venture and Strategic Planning.
  • Sasha Ostojic was Senior Vice President Engineering at Cruise Automation, an autonomous vehicle technology company owned by General Motors and Softbank. He is also a Fellow and Advisor at venture fund Playground Global, and serves on the Advisory Boards of other companies including Zoox (autonomous driving) and Deepen AI (intelligent data tools for autonomous systems). 

Learn More, Meet with the Cognomotiv Team:

  • @CES: Cognomotiv will be in the Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) booth #1614 in the Westgate Pavilion. Stop by to view a demo of Cognomotiv’s Fault Detection on AGL.

About Cognomotiv

Cognomotiv provides real-time data services to automotive and transportation industries to certify the safety, security and proper functioning of modern vehicles throughout their operational life cycle. Using data science and machine cognition, Cognomotiv continuously monitors both individual vehicles and entire fleets as they operate, instantly detecting and predicting system faults and failures to increase vehicle safety, reliability and performance.

Founded by experts in embedded, automotive and security technologies, Cognomotiv combines Automotive Grade Edge AI diagnostics with cybersecurity and backend system analysis to deliver critical runtime intelligence from the edge to the cloud. By gaining holistic intelligence of their products in the field, Cognomotiv customers can accelerate time to market of new offerings and increase revenue, while lowering costs and reducing risks of vehicle operations. To learn more, please visit Follow us at @Cognomotiv.

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