Originally presented on October 25, 2016.

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Developing an in-car architecture is perhaps the greatest technical risk for any company starting an Autonomous Car program. Selection of architecture is a long-term decision that must last for a decade or more and impacts performance, features and cost. With this major investment in the development of new, complex software for a connected and autonomous car, how are automotive companies to choose the right path forward? In this live webinar, listen to leaders in the embedded software and safety critical systems industry talk about best practices for automotive and commercial autonomous architectures. Learn how to build a system to meet ISO-26262 safety requirements with minimal pain by leveraging integrated safety certified software. Find out how to use architecture and communication frameworks that can span your network – from in-car embedded systems to backend cloud network – to accelerate development and unlock the value from automated and connected cars.


Bob Leigh, Director of New Markets, RTI

Bob brings over 15 years of developing new markets and building technology companies to his role as Director of New Markets at RTI. Bob graduated from Queen's University with a degree in Mathematics & Engineering and has used his education in control and communication systems to engineer embedded solutions for a variety of industries including energy, manufacturing, and transportation. At each venture he lead the charge to create new technologies for emerging markets and disruptive applications.

Thomas Bloor, Automotive Business Development Manager, QNX Software Systems

Thomas Bloor is an automotive business development manager at BlackBerry's QNX Software Systems, where he is responsible for building, developing, and maintaining relationships with automotive Tier 1 suppliers and OEMs. Prior to joining QNX, Mr. Bloor spent 16 years at Intel, most recently as an automotive business development director, where he worked with Fiat Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Jaguar Land Rover, and other OEMs on their hardware and software strategies. He has also held positions at Gennum Corporation, Veba Electronics Group, and Future Electronics. Mr. Bloor holds a Bachelor's of Engineering, with honors, from Birmingham University.