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Nauto has the only real-time, AI-enabled fleet and driver safety platform that helps predict, prevent and end distracted driving.

Our mission

Nauto® is the only real-time, AI-enabled driver and fleet safety platform to predict, actively prevent, and reduce high-risk events in the mobility ecosystem. By analyzing billions of data points from almost 900 million AI-analyzed video miles, Nauto’s machine learning algorithms continuously improve and impact driver behavior before events happen, not after. Nauto has enabled the largest commercial fleets in the world to avoid more than 45,000 collisions, resulting in nearly $200 million in savings.

Nauto will lead the evolution to AI-enable fleet safety and management. We believe that the path to safe transportation begins today by helping and learning from real drivers. The roadmap below outlines our path to making this a reality.

Improve road safety today

Nauto AI fleet management software is being deployed by commercial fleets around the world to reduce distracted driving and prevent collisions before they occur. Our AI-enabled device combines dual-facing dash cameras, computer vision, and proprietary algorithms. Nauto assesses and understands how drivers interact with the vehicle and the road ahead to detect and provide real-time driver coaching.

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Protect drivers and their privacy

Nauto only surfaces the safety insights that matter most to protect the privacy of commercial drivers. By deploying AI on the edge, we’re able to detect distracted driving and immediately coach drivers with in-cab notifications. Only a fraction of driving time — such as distractions or other high-risk events — is uploaded to the cloud, where it’s synthesized into actionable insights to enable fleet management and safety leaders to identify and coach high-risk drivers.

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AI meets human driving

By learning from driving data in the aggregate, we can better understand real-world drivers to uncover trends, challenges, and edge cases across our network of fleets. Together, with our AI technology partners across the automotive, insurance, and municipal sectors, we’re working to drive the future of transportation forward one Nauto AI-enabled vehicle at a time.

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Our Leadership Team

Stefan Heck

Stefan Heck

Chief Executive Officer and Founder

Dr. Stefan Heck is CEO and Founder of Nauto. Prior to Nauto, Dr. Heck was a Consulting Professor at the Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford University. Previously he was a Senior Partner at McKinsey and co-founded and led the Cleantech and Sustainability practice. Dr. Heck earned a Ph.D. in Cognitive Science from UCSD and a B.S. with honors in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University.

Dr. Stefan Heck is CEO and Founder of Nauto. Prior to Nauto, Dr. Heck was a Consulting Professor at the Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford University. Previously he was a Senior Partner at McKinsey and co-founded and led the Cleantech and Sustainability practice. Dr. Heck earned a Ph.D. in Cognitive Science from UCSD and a B.S. with honors in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University.

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Ruslan Belkin

Ruslan Belkin

Chief Technology Officer

Ruslan guides the architecture and the overall technology strategy of Nauto. Prior to Nauto, he played key technical and executive roles in driving companies from early stages through their most critical growth phases, including IPOs and acquisitions. He was an early employee at LinkedIn and led engineering teams at Twitter and Salesforce.

Ruslan guides the architecture and the overall technology strategy of Nauto. Prior to Nauto, he played key technical and executive roles in driving companies from early stages through their most critical growth phases, including IPOs and acquisitions. He was an early employee at LinkedIn and led engineering teams at Twitter and Salesforce.

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Adam Brenner

Adam Brenner

Chief Revenue Officer

Adam is responsible for developing and managing strategies to accelerate and scale global revenue and customer success. As a recognized leader in directing high-performance sales organizations that maximize customer value for global, cloud-based, SaaS innovators such as Ariba, Oracle, and Taleo.  Prior to Nauto Adam was SVP for all  Go-To-Market for Elastic Path. Adam graduated with Honors from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Adam is responsible for developing and managing strategies to accelerate and scale global revenue and customer success. As a recognized leader in directing high-performance sales organizations that maximize customer value for global, cloud-based, SaaS innovators such as Ariba, Oracle, and Taleo.  Prior to Nauto Adam was SVP for all  Go-To-Market for Elastic Path. Adam graduated with Honors from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant.

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John Bruggeman

John Bruggeman

Chief Marketing Officer

John leads Nauto’s global marketing strategy to accelerate customer adoption and growth with our Fortune 1000 customers. Prior to Nauto, John held CEO positions at Lunera and Traxpay, and was previously CMO at Cadence and Wind River (acquired by Intel). He has spent 30+ years leading and implementing successful corporate, marketing, sales, and product management strategies. John holds a B.S. from San Jose State University and a Master's in Mathematics from the University of Connecticut.

John leads Nauto’s global marketing strategy to accelerate customer adoption and growth with our Fortune 1000 customers. Prior to Nauto, John held CEO positions at Lunera and Traxpay, and was previously CMO at Cadence and Wind River (acquired by Intel). He has spent 30+ years leading and implementing successful corporate, marketing, sales, and product management strategies. John holds a B.S. from San Jose State University and a Master's in Mathematics from the University of Connecticut.

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Jennifer Haroon

Jennifer Haroon

Chief Operating Officer

Jennifer oversees company operations, including strategic planning, business development, data analytics and communications. Prior to Nauto, Jennifer spent nearly a decade at Google/Alphabet, including leading business operations for Waymo. Previously, she was a project leader at Boston Consulting Group, and before that, spent time in investment banking, where she began her career. Jennifer holds a B.S. from Duke University and an M.B.A. from UC Berkeley.

Jennifer oversees company operations, including strategic planning, business development, data analytics and communications. Prior to Nauto, Jennifer spent nearly a decade at Google/Alphabet, including leading business operations for Waymo. Previously, she was a project leader at Boston Consulting Group, and before that, spent time in investment banking, where she began her career. Jennifer holds a B.S. from Duke University and an M.B.A. from UC Berkeley.

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Ilan Hornstein

Ilan Hornstein

General Counsel

Ilan leads Nauto’s legal team and serves as the company's secretary. Ilan brings over 20 years of engineering, business, and legal experience to Nauto. Prior to Nauto, Ilan was responsible for global technology and commercial deals in the US and Europe for TiVo, and also advised startups and technology companies at the international law firms Sidley Austin LLP and Bingham McCutchen LLP. Ilan holds a BSEE in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington and a J.D. from Boston College Law School.

Ilan leads Nauto’s legal team and serves as the company's secretary. Ilan brings over 20 years of engineering, business, and legal experience to Nauto. Prior to Nauto, Ilan was responsible for global technology and commercial deals in the US and Europe for TiVo, and also advised startups and technology companies at the international law firms Sidley Austin LLP and Bingham McCutchen LLP. Ilan holds a BSEE in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington and a J.D. from Boston College Law School.

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Vincent Rerolle

Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategic Alliances

Vincent oversees Nauto’s corporate strategy and strategic alliances to accelerate momentum and business growth. Prior to Nauto, he served as a Strategic Advisor to several technology start-ups and previously was responsible for Corporate Development, Alliances, and GM roles at Lunera, Acquia, Cavium, Wind River (acquired by Intel), and Mercury (acquired by HP). Vincent holds an EE/CS in Computer Science and Telecommunications from ENST Paris and an M.B.A. from INSEAD.

Vincent oversees Nauto’s corporate strategy and strategic alliances to accelerate momentum and business growth. Prior to Nauto, he served as a Strategic Advisor to several technology start-ups and previously was responsible for Corporate Development, Alliances, and GM roles at Lunera, Acquia, Cavium, Wind River (acquired by Intel), and Mercury (acquired by HP). Vincent holds an EE/CS in Computer Science and Telecommunications from ENST Paris and an M.B.A. from INSEAD.

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Shweta Shrivastava

Chief Product Officer

Shweta oversees product and design for Nauto’s fleet, insurance, and automotive offerings. Prior to Nauto, she was the head of product management for Amazon Web Services, as well as held various strategy and product management leadership roles at NetApp and Cisco, where she drove the productizing and launch of Cisco’s IoT platform for smart cities. Shweta holds M.S. from Pennsylvania State University and M.B.A. from INSEAD.

Shweta oversees product and design for Nauto’s fleet, insurance, and automotive offerings. Prior to Nauto, she was the head of product management for Amazon Web Services, as well as held various strategy and product management leadership roles at NetApp and Cisco, where she drove the productizing and launch of Cisco’s IoT platform for smart cities. Shweta holds M.S. from Pennsylvania State University and M.B.A. from INSEAD.

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Ganesh Thonse

Vice President of Systems Engineering

Ganesh leads Systems Engineering for Nauto where he brings over 30 years of experience in the development of high quality, mass-market products in the Consumer Electronics and Semiconductor industry. Prior to Nauto, Ganesh led engineering at GoPro, STMicroelectronics, Genesis, Sage and several other leading technology companies.

Ganesh leads Systems Engineering for Nauto where he brings over 30 years of experience in the development of high quality, mass-market products in the Consumer Electronics and Semiconductor industry. Prior to Nauto, Ganesh led engineering at GoPro, STMicroelectronics, Genesis, Sage and several other leading technology companies.

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Board and Advisors

Stefan Heck

Stefan Heck

Board Member
CEO and Founder
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Nauto
Karen C. Francis

Karen C. Francis

Board Member
Board Director, Strategic Advisor, Investor
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Reid Hoffman

Reid Hoffman

Board Member
Partner
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Greylock Partners
Peter Kosak

Peter Kosak

Board Member
VP of Automotive Systems Division
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Bose Corporation
Bruce Leak

Bruce Leak

Board Member
Co-Founder
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Playground Global
Vikas J. Parekh

Vikas J. Parekh

Board Member
Partner
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SoftBank Vision Fund
Rohit Makharia

Rohit Makharia

Board Observer
Sr. Investment Manager
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GM Ventures
Q Motiwala

Q Motiwala

Board Observer
Managing Director
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DNX Ventures
Dr. Nazim Cetin

Dr. Nazim Cetin

Board Observer
CEO
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Allianz X
Jim Adler

Jim Adler

Advisor
Founding Managing Director
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Toyota AI Ventures
Marcus Behrendt

Marcus Behrendt

Advisor
Partner
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BMW Group
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