Roth will lead Cavnue’s technology organization as the company builds out a network of roads for connected and automated vehicles.
Washington, D.C., July 19, 2022 – Cavnue, the leading developer of roadway and infrastructure technology designed to accelerate the full potential of connected and automated vehicles (CAVs), announced today that Bob Roth has joined the organization as Chief Technology Officer. Roth will lead Cavnue’s growing hardware and software teams at a pivotal moment as it continues to develop its technology stack and platform to execute on a deep project pipeline which envisions a nationwide deployment of CAV lanes and corridors.
Roth brings a wealth of leadership experience and accomplishments from the autonomous vehicle sector as well as other leading technology companies. He most recently served as the Vice President of Software Engineering at Aurora where he had oversight over cloud infrastructure and other functions pertaining to passenger vehicle and trucking autonomy. Immediately prior to Aurora, he served as the Head of Software Engineering at Uber ATG.
Roth will be responsible for developing Cavnue’s technology stack to create the ground truth necessary to accelerate the deployment of automated vehicles. Roth will be responsible for developing Cavnue’s technology stack – building software products and optimizing lane design and instrumentation to accelerate the safe deployment of automated vehicles and provide critical insights to vehicles, fleets, and road operators.
“As a transformational leader in this industry with a track record of managing incredibly successful technology teams that execute, Bob will be an invaluable addition to the Cavnue team,” said Tyler Duvall, co-founder and CEO of Cavnue. “His expertise in advanced vehicle technology for both cars and trucks brings Cavnue the critical industry insight which will further drive our development of OEM-neutral infrastructure.”
Cavnue, which recently announced the closing of its Series A at $130M, is bridging technology and road infrastructure to rapidly realize a safer, more efficient, and more accessible future for automated transportation. As the leading developer of specialized CAV road infrastructure, Cavnue is building the future of roads in close collaboration with government and industry partners—including the company’s role as Master Developer of the nation’s first CAV Corridor in Michigan. Cavnue’s tech-enabled roadways are designed to increase the capabilities and reliability of ADAS-enabled vehicles of today and future-proof roadways for next-generation technology such as fully self-driving vehicles.
“The potential that Cavnue brings to accelerate and drive adoption and expansion for connected and automated vehicles will be a critical element in delivering on the promise these systems can achieve for society,” said Roth. “I’m truly looking forward to collaborating with the Cavnue team and working closely with our industry and government partners to bring connected vehicles roadways and infrastructure broadly to market.”
Before his work in autonomous vehicle development, Roth led cross-functional technology teams at Amazon, Intuit, and Sony Entertainment. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Rice University and resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Smart vehicles need smarter roads. Cavnue was founded to bridge the worlds of technology and road infrastructure to rapidly realize a safer, more efficient, and more accessible future of connected and automated vehicles in all regions. Our vision is to develop the world’s most advanced roads by incorporating physical and digital infrastructure that unlock the full spectrum of capabilities of current and future automated vehicle technologies. For more information, visit Cavnue.com.