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Karl Iagnemma

8 Podcast Episodes

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Building an Autonomous Future: Karl Iagnemma

The Future Car: A Siemens Podcast

Being the first in your field is never an easy hill to climb. Convincing investors that your idea is valid and has potential can often feel like a one-sided conversation. In the world of technology, this is made all the more complicated because the technology required can be so far into the future that it’s nearly impossible for people to conceptualize in the moment. With innovation and lack of imagination being such opposing forces, it takes a lot of courage to pioneer futuristic technology. Autonomous cars? Never. Right...? Join Ed Bernardon, host of The Future Car Podcast, in a discussion with Karl Iagnemma, President and CEO of the Hyundai + Aptiv Autonomous Driving joint venture. His belief in the future capabilities of technology helped fuel today’s thriving autonomous vehicle industry. We discuss his journey from an award-winning fiction writer to earning a Ph.D. at MIT, and how that led to founding nuTonomy in 2013. Karl provides valuable insights on autonomous cars from his diverse experience and talks about the early challenges of being a believer in the future of autonomous vehicles. If you listen to the end we also find time to discuss other important topics on the top of everyone’s mind, including if one day robot cars might fall in love!Some Questions I Ask:What was the inspiration that drove you to start nuTonomy? (2:06)What were OEMs on the commercial side thinking in the early days of autonomous cars? (4:49)If you look back on your days at nuTonomy, what were the most fun days the most challenging? (8:58)What do you think was key to making you so successful? (11:01)What can you tell us about the differences between deploying something in Las Vegas versus in Singapore? (16:16)What are the plans for ultimately removing the human backup? (22:47)How important is vehicle to vehicle communication going to be for autonomous cars to be successful? (27:12)What You’ll Learn in this Episode:Why Karl thought he was too late in starting his company back in 2013. (3:28)The early skepticism that surrounded autonomous vehicles (5:54)Karl’s experience as a startup founder (10:22)The joint venture between Aptiv and Hyundai Motor Group (12:00)How the automotive landscape has broadened through technology (14:21)How to plan for the unexpected corner cases a vehicle might encounter (24:30)How an early appreciation for writing influenced Karl’s future career in technology (30:45)Connect with Karl Iagnemma:LinkedInTwitterLearn more about your host Ed Bernardon:LinkedinFuture Car: Driving a Lifestyle RevolutionMotorsports is speeding the way to safer urban mobilitySiemens Digital Industries SoftwareResources:ForbesAptivRecorded December 2019 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34mins

16 Sep 2020

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Karl Iagnemma on the ‘mission’ of Hyundai-Aptiv JV (Episode 47)

Shift: A podcast about mobility

Karl Iagnemma, CEO of the Hyundai-Aptiv autonomous driving joint venture, discusses simulation vs. road testing, how the joint venture is trying to make autonomous mobility a global reality and why it is focusing on airport pickups and drop-offs.

35mins

15 Jun 2020

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#169: Karl Iagnemma of Aptiv

Autonocast

As Aptiv's President of Autonomous Mobility, Karl Iagnemma now finds himself at the head of a massive $4 billion joint venture with Hyundai Motor Company. The former NuTonomy founder is one of the quiet heroes of self-driving, having spearheaded the first AV deployment in Singapore and led Aptiv into an industry-leading position. Joining the show from the Autonocast suite prior to their CES 2020 party, Iagnemma discusses everything from AV development to his turn as an author and novelist.

49mins

23 Jan 2020

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Fika with Karl Iagnemma and Olof Schybergson [rebroadcast]

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Karl is currently the CEO and co-founder of nuTonomy, a software company that builds software for fully driverless vehicles. nuTonomy’s mission is to radically improve the safety, efficiency, and accessibility of transportation in cities worldwide. That means a future where driverless vehicles are available where people need them, when they need them, in cities from Singapore to San Francisco and everything in between. By eliminating accidents due to driver error and maximizing vehicle utilization, nuTonomy hopes to enable safer roads and a healthier planet. In this Fika break, we talk to Karl about transportation efficiency, the potential for reshaping cities, saving lives through autonomous vehicles, and creating a driving system on the road that is much, much safer than today’s human piloted cars.

39mins

29 Aug 2018

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Fika with Karl Iagnemma and Olof Schybergson

Fjord Fika

Karl is currently the CEO and co-founder of nuTonomy, a software company that builds software for fully driverless vehicles. nuTonomy’s mission is to radically improve the safety, efficiency, and accessibility of transportation in cities worldwide. That means a future where driverless vehicles are available where people need them, when they need them, in cities from Singapore to San Francisco and everything in between. By eliminating accidents due to driver error and maximizing vehicle utilization, nuTonomy hopes to enable safer roads and a healthier planet. In this Fika break, we talk to Karl about transportation efficiency, the potential for reshaping cities, saving lives through autonomous vehicles, and creating a driving system on the road that is much, much safer than today’s human piloted cars.

39mins

11 Sep 2017

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Karl Iagnemma, CEO and Co-Founder of nuTonomy - Interview

Flyover Labs Podcast

In this episode I had the opportunity to talk with the CEO and co-Founder of nuTonomy, Karl Iagnemma.

24mins

14 Feb 2017

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Measurements and Models at the Surface of Mars - Karl Iagnemma

Keck Institute for Space Studies - Audio

MIT's Karl Iagnemma discusses engineering methods for surface interaction modeling in this short course (June 20, 2011).

44mins

20 Jul 2011

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Measurements and Models at the Surface of Mars - Karl Iagnemma

Keck Institute for Space Studies - Video

MIT's Karl Iagnemma discusses engineering methods for surface interaction modeling in this short course (June 20, 2011).

44mins

20 Jul 2011