11 episodes

Interviews with experts on autonomous vehicles. Hosted by Gurtej Gill.

The Autonomous Vehicles Podcast Gurtej Gill

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Interviews with experts on autonomous vehicles. Hosted by Gurtej Gill.

    Renovo - Chris Heiser

    Renovo - Chris Heiser

    Today’s guest is Chris Heiser, Co-founder and CEO of Renovo. In this episode we discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with the massive datasets created by vehicles today, how this data can and will be commercialized in the coming years, and what this all means for software development in the automotive industry.

    • 32 min
    zero5 - Sarah Park & Jae Paik

    zero5 - Sarah Park & Jae Paik

    Today’s guest are Sarah Park and Jae Paik, Co-founders at zero5. In this episode we discuss how the commercialization of AVs will convert our parking garages into tech-enabled marketplaces, how ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft are thinking about storing their AV fleets in the off-hours, and what it’s like to start a company in the still very nascent AV industry.

    • 21 min
    Locomation - Çetin Meriçli

    Locomation - Çetin Meriçli

    Today’s guest is Çetin Meriçli, Co-founder and CEO of Locomation. In this episode we discuss the impact that AV technology will have on the trucking industry, how Locomation’s convoy approach differs from fully autonomous and driver assistance systems, and the path to bringing this technology to market over the next few years.

    • 28 min
    Humanising Autonomy - Leslie Nooteboom

    Humanising Autonomy - Leslie Nooteboom

    Today’s guest is Leslie Nooteboom, Co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Humanising Autonomy. In this episode we discuss the challenges AVs face in predicting human behavior, how cultural differences affect the way pedestrians interact with vehicles, and what this all means for the commercial rollout of AVs across the globe.

    • 30 min
    Highland Capital Partners - Rob Toews

    Highland Capital Partners - Rob Toews

    Today’s guest is Rob Toews, Investor at Highland Capital Partners. Before Highland, Rob did strategy at Zoox and earned his JD/MBA from Harvard. In this episode we discuss how AV development is creating opportunities in AI, simulation, and mapping, why Tesla doesn’t use LiDAR, Apple’s acquisition of Drive.ai, and predictions around what current trends mean for the future of the AV landscape.

    • 30 min
    UC Berkeley - Marcel Moran

    UC Berkeley - Marcel Moran

    Today’s guest is Marcel Moran, City Planning PhD student at UC Berkeley. Before Berkeley, Marcel earned his master's degree in political science from the University of Chicago, and did public policy work at Uber. In this episode we discuss the effects AVs will have on urban planning and public policy, what TNCs like Uber and Lyft will look like in an autonomous future, and Marcel’s predictions for the next 5 years on the broader AV landscape.

    Marcel's AV report: https://escholarship.org/uc/item/29n5

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

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Great podcast for learning about AVs

I was curious about AVs and stumbled across this podcast, very informative!

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!! Yess

Great podcast learning about autonomous vehicles

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Great Content!

I am a huge fan of this podcast. It is an amazing introduction into the world of AV for anyone interested in the nascent industry.

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