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RTI provides a broad range of technical and high-level resources designed to assist in understanding industry applications, the RTI Connext product line and its underlying data-centric technology.


RTI is the largest software framework company for autonomous systems. The company’s RTI Connext product enables intelligent architecture by sharing information in real time, making large applications work together as one.

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Connecting Intelligent, Distributed Systems

With over 2,000 designs, RTI software runs over 250 autonomous vehicle programs, controls the largest power plants in North America, coordinates combat management on U.S. Navy ships, drives a new generation of medical robotics, enables flying cars, and provides 24/7 intelligence for hospital and emergency medicine. RTI runs a smarter world.

RTI is the best in the world at connecting intelligent, distributed systems. These systems improve medical care, make our roads safer, improve energy use, and protect our freedom.

RTI is the leading vendor of products compliant with the Object Management Group® (OMG®) Data Distribution Service™ (DDS) standard. RTI is privately held and headquartered in Sunnyvale, California with regional offices in Colorado, Spain and Singapore.


Executive Team

Meet the RTI Leadership team that is responsible for running RTI’s business around the world.

Dr. Stan Schneider

Dr. Stan Schneider

Chief Executive Officer

David Barnett

Vice President of Products and Markets
Dr. Edwin de Jong

Dr. Edwin de Jong

Vice President of Sales
Mark Hamilton

Mark Hamilton

Vice President of Customer Success and Services
Dr. Bob Kindel

Dr. Bob Kindel

Vice President of Finance
Catherine Mekler

Catherine Mekler

Vice President of Operations
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Cameron Emery

Vice President of Marketing
Jan Van Bruaene

Jan Van Bruaene

Vice President of Engineering

Board of Directors

RTI’s Board of Directors is a team of highly-experienced technology and industry leaders who provide governance and oversight of RTI and its mission.

Dr. Stan Schneider

Dr. Stan Schneider

Chief Executive Officer
Michael Lyons

Michael Lyons

Venture Partner and Stanford Management Science Professor
Kevin Kopczynski

Kevin Kopczynski

Executive and Investor
Peter Dalton

Peter Dalton

CEO of Globalstar, Management Consultant

Advisory Board

RTI’s advisory board is comprised of influential executives with extensive industry expertise who help identify strategic growth opportunities and expand the company’s influence in Autonomous Systems.

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Working together as one to make systems work together as one.


We are small enough that you will make a difference. And large enough to impact the world.


We strive to enable the perfect blend of work and fun. It’s just one of the reasons our retention rate is high, year after year.


We build intelligent systems and applications never before possible. We hire only the best and give them as much freedom and responsibility as they can take.

Great People

We consistently earn awards for being a great place to work. We communicate openly and believe the team comes first.

RTI works closely with business and technology partners to deliver end-to-end autonomous and intelligent, distributed solutions. Our partners include leaders in embedded software, operating systems, programming languages, development environments, design and visualization tools, security, safety certifications and automotive components.

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With efforts from our CEO to our senior engineers, RTI actively leads and contributes to the working groups of many industry associations. We are proudly involved in the following organizations:

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RTI Connext Drive has been named the 2023 DEVIES Award for Best in Innovation in Automotive

This award recognizes outstanding design, engineering, and innovation in developer technology in the automotive space.

RTI Headquarters

232 E. Java Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94089 USA

Tel: +1 (408) 990-7400
Fax: +1 (408) 990-7402

A Global Company, Working as One

RTI’s global footprint reflects our commitment to customer success.

Our customers in the Americas work with our teams based in Sunnyvale, CA, Denver, CO and across Canada. Our European, Middle Eastern and African customers work with our EMEA HQ team based in Granada, Spain as well as our regional teams in the UK, Scandinavia, Germany and Poland. Our Asian and Pacific Rim customers work with our team based in Singapore.

For our global support team visit our Online Support.

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