Autobotik is a Systems Consulting and Advisory firm that focuses on automated driving, vehicle electrification and vehicle connectivity as part of the new city mobility.
Autobotik offers a range of specialist services to cities, institutions, organisations and industry or those wishing to implement and/or prepare for new mobility solutions.
Autobotik advises in the domains of Automated Driving, Vehicle Electrification and the future Smart City Digital Eco-System, on technology, products, required systems, support functions, eco-system requirements, business models and go-to-market strategies.
Automated Driving Technology (perception, fusion, vision, radar, lidar, low-level fusion, controller design, redundancies, vehicle network and communication, vehicle to cloud, v2x, Functional Safety, Cyber Security)
City Planning for Automated Driving and Electrification – Physical and Digital Infrastructure Planning, Hybrid Connections, Smart City Modeling
Vehicle Electrification (battery, battery controls, vehicle and infrastructure architecture, inverter, converter design and vehicle application)
Smart City Eco-System, AI Cloud, Control Centre, Augmented Reality and VR technologies
Safety, Functional Safety Decomposition and Cyber Security
Serge Lambermont, Founder
Serge Lambermont is a technology expert in Automated Driving Robotics and Vehicle Electrification.
As Aptiv’s Technical Director Automated Driving based in Silicon Valley and Pittsburgh, Serge was responsible for Delphi’s Global automated urban driving technologies and activities. This included urban automated driving technology development and the initiation of the acquisition and integration of Ottomatika, a CMU startup in AD robotics.
Serge lead the 3500 miles San Francisco to New York City Coast to Coast Automated drive, and Aptiv’s 2015 CES urban driving demos.
Most recently he has been leading the urban self-driving vehicle development platforms for the Singapore Automated Mobility on Demand (AMoD) Pilot and urban driving activities in Europe.
Serge is a creative problem solver in complex technology and business concepts domains, with vast experience working, motivating and connecting global teams - bridging Silicon Valley start-up culture with the highest-end OEM quality and high-volume requirements.
Thomas Walsh, Associate
Thomas Walsh is a Technology Expert with over 15 years of international experience in the advanced electric propulsion, connectivity and safety systems. Thomas worked both in the high-end passenger vehicle segment (including Volvo BMW, Mercedes and Toyota in Japan), as well as the commercial vehicle segment.
Thomas has been responsible for the development of a battery pack and BMS system for a large global NEVS electric vehicle supplier in China. In this assignment, he became the key technical contact for battery suppliers worldwide. In 2018 Thomas became the technology and business advisor for a new integrated electric drive at Stoba E Systems. This technology is vital in creating non distributed solutions for all on and off-road vehicles in future.
Thomas has also been responsible for a large tier-1 account covering all active safety and power electronics component development for a large China OEM, in electrification and active safety including automated driving.
These assignments have given Thomas a deep insight in key electric drive components in the global market, as well as e-propulsion design for new automated mobility solutions. He has developed key methodologies to ensure seamless execution of large projects (commercially and technically).
Jean Marc Gauthier, Associate
Dan Putar, Associate
Jean-Marc Gauthier is founder and principal at Tinkering.net and Tinkertoo; an interactive design studio focused on designing prototypes for mobility products and virtual reality environments. Through Tinkertoo, he has developed prototypes of mobility on demand in Singapore for a tier-1 automotive company.
After a 12-year stint running an award-winning architectural firm in Paris, Jean-Marc spent 18 years heading up a digital design company in New York City.
Jean-Marc is an Associate Professor at the University of Idaho for the Virtual Technology and Design programme where he is designing mixed reality environments for scientists and high school students to interact with proteins. The research is funded by the National Science Foundation (USA).
His interactive designs have been presented at venues internationally. He has written books on creating interactive animations and real-time 3D games.
Jean Marc's skills include digital design, animation, virtual reality, augmented and mixed reality, 3D modelling, visual effects, product design, industrial design, storytelling, simulation, technology integration, robotics, user experience, user interface design, human-machine interface, design thinking, architecture, and filmmaking.
Dan Putar is an automotive powertrain systems engineering expert with more than twenty years of experience in the automotive component, systems and vehicle systems industry. His experience includes electronic controls, advanced electric and ICE powertrain systems, systems integration, functional safety, validation; electronic control unit (ECU) development, integration, and application, quality management; manufacturing engineering, design for manufacturing including assembly line layout support and processes.
During his career, Dan has focused on product development, advanced engineering and lead resident engineering support at high-end European OEMs. His experience comprehends the engineering and engineering processes covering the full vehicle development cycle from advanced engineering, to product engineering, start of production and manufacturing engineering support systems and aftermarket support.
Dan has supported several startups in the automotive sector. Including developers of 4-wheeler and 2-wheeler electric powertrain and has focused on productionizing these technologies for two-wheel and four-wheel vehicles.
He earned a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering / Internal Combustion Engines from the University of Zagreb, Croatia.
Marc Meijs, Associate
Marc Meijs is a technology expert in Automated Driving L2 and L3 Systems. He is a natural technical leader with in-depth experience working in global cross-functional automated driving projects, from product and technical management to the management of systems integration and performance goals. He has worked with OEMs, T1 and suppliers managing Highway Pilot systems, the related organizations and processes, where he gained experience negotiating and presenting trade-offs in some of the Highway Pilot overall architecture, software and sensor topologies.
Marc has worked for Aptiv as Chief Engineer, Global Start Center Leader and Systems Engineer on Highway Pilot systems with European and Global OEMs, where he was responsible for defining and presenting systems architectures for Highway Pilot automated driving platforms. Based inGermany he worked with global customers defining software, algorithms, sensors, computer platform interfaces while guaranteeing safety FuSa and SOTIF, security, functionality and profitability.
He enjoys hiking and working in different cultures and is currently based in the Netherlands.