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Venti Technologies: Senior leadership expansion to drive autonomous logistics business growth

08/06/2022 03:08 PM

KUALA LUMPUR, June 8 (Bernama) -- Venti Technologies has announced that two senior executives, Bin Jin, former Founder and CEO of Anji Logistics Tech, and Scott Pendleton, Ph.D., former Senior Research Scientist and Planning Team Lead of nuTonomy (now Motional) have joined the company to expand its commercial operations.

According to a statement, Jin has been appointed Vice President of Business Development and General Manager, Greater China; while Dr Pendleton has been named Senior Director, Autonomy and is based in Singapore.

“2022 is already an exciting year for Venti, as we are well on our way to achieving our annual goals, including tripling our size, launching an operational fleet deployment, building out a commercial organisation and sales pipeline, and achieving key financial milestones,” said Founder and CEO, Venti Technologies, Heidi Wyle, Ph.D.

“We are thrilled to attract top talents like Bin and Scott. Their success in developing and deploying self-driving vehicles and deep experience in AV technology will help us quickly grow our autonomous logistics business.”

Jin and Dr Pendleton are pioneers in the business and technology of self-driving vehicle systems, having created ground-breaking technology and pilot deployments for AVs being tested today in multiple countries. They have led teams developing self-driving technology for fleets and enhancing public awareness about AVs.

Jin is responsible for Venti’s business operations in Asia and has P&L responsibility for Venti China. He brings 20 years of experience in the automotive industry, specialising in logistics and process engineering, with SAIC Anji Logistics, the largest automotive logistics provider in the world.

Meanwhile, Dr Pendleton is responsible for continuing to innovate Venti’s proprietary autonomy software. He is a global leader in applied AV research and deployment. An early trailblazer in the self-driving vehicle industry, his contributions include advancing the technology to real deployments.

Jin received his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from Shanghai Jiaotong University. He is completing an EMBA at Peking University. Dr Pendleton received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University. He completed his Ph.D. at NUS as a Singapore-MIT Alliance Fellow.

Based in the U.S. and Asia, Venti Technologies is a safe-speed autonomous mobility company developing the future of transportation for moving goods and people.

More details at www.ventitechnologies.com.

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