Velodyne Lidar CEO Wins Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers’
Autonomous Vehicle Pioneer Recognized for Game-changing Contributions to Automotive Industry
SAN JOSE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — March 15, 2019 — The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Auto Alliance), a trade association representing 12 automakers, honored David Hall, chief executive officer and founder of Velodyne Lidar, Inc., as an Autos2050® award winner. Hall was selected in the award’s Ingenuity category, which pays tribute to executives for demonstrating exceptional creativity and uniqueness.
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David Hall, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Photo: Business Wire)
The Auto Alliance recognized Hall as an industry leader by achieving his company’s goal of safe autonomous driving by providing some of the most advanced lidar sensors at automotive-grade pricing. The organization also saluted Hall for leading Velodyne in its launch of the World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology in 2018 that seeks to educate the public, media, and industry about the benefits of autonomous vehicle (AV) safety and industry challenges. Auto Alliance also cited Velodyne’s close collaboration with Mothers Against Drunk Driving to promote safe mobility.
“David Hall was chosen as an Autos2050 award winner for making game-changing contributions to the automotive industry over the past year,” said...