Based in San Jose, Calif., Robert Day is the director of autonomous vehicles at Arm, responsible for the definition of Arm-based solutions for the next generation of autonomous vehicle applications.
In this role, Robert is dedicated to understanding the requirements for future autonomous innovation and helping put together solutions and platforms to meet those requirements. By immersing himself in the autonomous-vehicle world, he has accumulated a wealth of knowledge around the technology, issues and potential solutions that will make self-driving vehicles a reality.
His passion for the safe deployment of autonomous vehicles has made him a popular speaker at automotive conferences worldwide, and even hosted a panel of autonomous experts at Arm’s own TechCon conference where the reality of true autonomous vehicles was hotly debated.
Prior to Arm, Robert was VP of Marketing at Lynx Software Technologies, where he was responsible for the Lynx portfolio of safety and security solutions, focusing on avionics and automotive applications. Robert started his career as a SCADA engineer, and later wrote processor simulators for the popular XRAY debugger with Mentor Graphics. Robert has a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Brighton, UK.