Dr. Maarten Sierhuis is a recognized expert in the field of artificial intelligence. As Director of the Nissan Research Center, Silicon Valley, he leads efforts in the areas of autonomous driving and connected-vehicle systems.
Dr. Sierhuis joined Nissan following a career in research and software engineering spanning 25 years, including time with NASA, Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, NYNEX Science & Technology and IBM Corporation.
Dr. Sierhuis is a founder of start-up Ejenta, as well as a visiting professor and fellow with the Interactive Intelligence group at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. He has a BSc in Computer Science from The Hague University and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence/Cognitive Science from the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.