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Jan Becker

Jan Becker

Jan Becker is the CEO and Co-Founder of Apex.AI, Inc. 


He is also the Managing Director of Apex.AI GmbH in Germany, the chairman of the board of Apex.AI Sweden AB, a Managing Director of Apex.AI Korea Limited and a Representative Member of Apex.AI Japan GK.


Before founding Apex.AI, he was Senior Director at Faraday Future, responsible for Autonomous Driving, and Director at Robert Bosch LLC, responsible for Automated Driving in North America. 


Since 2010, Jan has been a Lecturer at Stanford University on autonomous vehicles and driver assistance. Previously, he was a visiting scholar at the University’s Artificial Intelligence Lab and a member of the Stanford Racing Team for the 2007 DARPA Urban Challenge. 


Jan received the Software-Defined Vehicle Innovator (SDVI) of the Year award from MotorTrend in 2024 and was listed as one of the top “60 people driving the self-driving movement” by Automotive News in 2016.


Jan earned a Ph.D. in control engineering from the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany, a master’s degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo, USA, and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany.

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