Arne is the Vice President of AI, Autonomy & Digital Information and oversees the company’s development of autonomous flight and machine learning solutions to enable future, self-piloted aircraft. In his role, he also leads the advancement of large-scale data-driven processes to develop novel aircraft functions. He is passionate about robotics, autonomy and the impact these technologies will have on future mobility. After holding engineering leadership positions at global companies such as Volkswagen/Audi and Infineon, and at aspiring Silicon Valley startups, namely Lucid Motors/Atieva, Knightscope and Better Place, Arne dared to take his unique skill set to altitude above ground inside Airbus. Arne earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Technical University of Munich and held a computer vision and data analysis research position at Stanford University.