Bryan Che, Huawei
Bryan Che is Chief Strategy Officer at Huawei. There, he leads Huawei’s vision and strategy across its overall businesses and portfolio, which spans mobile and consumer electronics, telecommunications, and cloud and AI.
Bryan has tremendous experience building new enterprise businesses and open source technologies. In the open source community, Bryan serves as a board director across various key organizations, including Eclipse Foundation, Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), and Open 3D Foundation (O3DF). As an American expat employed in China who has traveled more than 3 million miles to over 40 countries, Bryan has worked extensively with many customers and partners around the world.
Bryan graduated with his Bachelors and Masters degrees in computer science from MIT.
Alexander Wischnewski, driveblocks
Alexander Wischnewski was awarded a B.Eng. in Mechatronics by the DHBW Stuttgart in 2015, and an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology by the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, in 2017. He did research on autonomous vehicle motion control at the Chair of Automatic Control at TUM from 2017 until 2022, and led the TUM Autonomous Motorsport to a successful entry in the Indy Autonomous Challenge.
He is now co-founder and CTO of driveblocks, an autonomous driving software startup based in Munich.
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Thomas Irawan, ETAS
Dr. Thomas Irawan is Chairman of the Board of Management of ETAS GmbH. He spent 16 years at Robert Bosch GmbH in a number of manufacturing, quality, development, and engineering leadership positions. Most recently, he headed the Driver Experience business unit for assisted, automated, and connected driving in the Cross-Domain Computing Solutions division. Prior to that, he was Technical Plant Manager at Bosch Thailand and Senior Vice President Quality Management in the Chassis Systems Control division.
Stephen Walli, Microsoft
Stephen Walli is a principal program manager at Microsoft in the Azure Office of the CTO. He has worked with Docker, been a Distinguished Technologist at Hewlett-Packard, a technical director at the Outercurve Foundation, founded a start-up, and been a writer and consultant.
Stephen has been around open source software for 30+ years. He presently serves as the governing board chair for the Confidential Computing Consortium, is the steering committee chair for the Eclipse SDV Working Group, represents Microsoft on the Eclipse Foundation Board, and is a working group chair for an IEEE standard.
Mike Milinkovich, Eclipse Foundation
Mike Milinkovich has been the Executive Director of the Eclipse Foundation since 2004. He is a passionate believer in open source as the best way to innovate and collaborate. He also considers himself to be the Eclipse community's chief cheerleader.