CEO & CTO
Mark has over 20 years of experience in automotive product development and autonomous vehicle research gained at Ford Motor Company and Great Wall Motor (GWM). He was the Chief Engineer of Autonomous Driving Systems at GWM, and established its U.S. R&D Center in Detroit, MI. At Ford, he was a technical specialist in autonomous vehicle platforms and was a founding member of Ford’s AV research group. Mark has BS & MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology and is completing a Ph.D. in Industrial & Systems Engineering (in-progress) from Wayne State University.
COO & Cofounder
Eddy has over 15 years of experience in venture capital, investment banking and corporate development. He led the US based VC/PE technology related investments at Fosun Capital (investment arm of Fosun International US$100Bn+ AUM). He has extensive experience in technology investment banking and was part of the core corporate development team at Synopsys handling public/private acquisitions. Eddy has a BA degree in Economics from UCLA and an MBA from UC Berkeley.
CRO & CoFOUNDER
Saran holds a PhD from Texas A&M University, specializing in stochastic programming, large scale optimization, and discrete event modeling and simulation. Previously, Saran worked in industry for nine years for companies like JDA Software, Hewlett Packard where he had opportunities to develop and implement decision support systems (mathematical and statistical models) in the domains of consumer support, supply chain management, transportation, and pricing and revenue management. Saran is involved at Interplai in developing advanced predictive and prescriptive models for last mile delivery using cutting edge technologies.