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Dan Cauchy

Dan Cauchy has over 22 years of experience spanning the automotive, telecom, networking, and mobile business verticals. Prior to his current position, he was the VP and GM of MontaVista’s Automotive Business Unit (acquired by Mentor). During this period, Cauchy served on the Board of Directors of the GENIVI Alliance and was responsible for the creation of the GENIVI Compliance Program, which he chaired for three years. Cauchy has also held senior management and engineering leadership positions at Cisco Systems, Newbridge Networks (acquired by Alcatel) and Nortel, and his startup startup experience includes Atrica (acquired by Nokia-Siemens Networks) and BlueLeaf


Accelerating connected and autonomous vehicles through open source software

Automakers have become tech companies with the advent of connected and autonomous vehicles, but lengthy production cycles hinder them from innovating at the speed of the tech industry. In order to keep pace with new technology and emerging trends, auto makers like Toyota, Mazda and Daimler have shifted from traditional development processes to agile, rapid development with Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), an open source software platform for all in-vehicle applications from infotainment to autonomous driving. Dan Cauchy, Executive Director of AGL, will share how 150+ AGL members contribute to the shared software platform, which decreases development times so OEMs and suppliers