By Junko Yoshida, EETimes
July 18, 2019
At a time when companies in the electronics industry are competing fiercely to add “autonomy” to everything from end-point devices to robotics and autonomous vehicles, they are also waging a talent war over data scientists and AI algorithm developers.
Emerging next is the recruitment battle over safety experts.
Nvidia this week snatched up Riccardo Mariani, formerly chief functional safety technologist at Intel Corp., and an Intel Fellow, to be its vice president of industry safety. The position is a new role for Nvidia, added to augment its “world-class safety team,” according to Nvidia. The goal is to institute “an overarching safety view across multiple domains and technologies.”
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