Stan is CEO of Real-Time Innovations (RTI), the world’s largest software framework provider for autonomous systems. RTI software runs over 2000 projects including the largest power plants in North America, the Canadian Air Traffic Control system, NASA’s launch control system, nearly all Navy ships, GE Healthcare’s hospital device networks, Siemens wind turbine farms, trains and metro control systems, and over 250 autonomous vehicle designs.
Stan serves on the board of the Autonomous Vehicle Computing Consortium (AVCC), the advisory board for the IoT Solutions World Congress, and the board of the Teloperation Consortium. He served on the Industrial IoT Consortium (IIC) Steering Committee for 6 years, including as the Vice Chair.
Before RTI, Stan managed a large Stanford robotics laboratory, led a systems software team for personal computers, and developed software for telecommunications equipment. Stan started his career in the automotive industry, working on safety systems, impact testing, occupant protection, and data acquisition.
Stan completed a PhD in EE/CS at Stanford with a thesis on autonomous systems at the Stanford Aerospace Robotics Laboratory.