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Leoš Dvořák

LEOŠ DVOŘÁK

DIRECTOR, VALEO

Mr. Dvořák serves as a Director of Prague based R&D Centre of Valeo where Autonomous and Advanced Driving Assistance systems are developed for car manufacturers all over the globe. The center provides the full R&D process including customer requirements analysis, system architecture, software development, mechanical and hardware design, testing in a laboratory, vehicle tests on the test track in Milovice and in real road traffic.

Before that he worked as Head of Digitalization in the Siemens Czech Republic since 2016 with responsibility in the area of Industry 4.0, Smart Cities, Smart Buildings, Smart Grid, and its integrations. Including coordination agendas related to building standards and testbeds for I 4.0, or Automation Control Solution Engineering Director in Honeywell Technology Solution Brno since 2006, leading research and development efforts in areas of HW, SW and MD development with a primary focus on applications for homes, buildings systems, water, gas and combustion processes, and large security systems.

Since 1994 he was involved as Operations Director in and a variety of roles and responsibilities related to R&D and production in AVX corp. The semiconductor industry, Tantalum division. He gained his experience from various global assignments in El Salvador, China, the US, and Europe in the areas of Production, Engineering, and R&D.

Education: MSc in 1989 from Czech Technical University Institute of Electrical Engineering, in the field of Control Engineering. Three patents granted, author or co-author of more than 10 technical publications and engineering works. Member of the scientific board FEEC BUT, Member of the industrial board FIT BUT, member Board of Governors IT4Innovation, Member Executive Board of SIX.

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