Michael Wagner

Mike Wagner

Michael Wagner is the CEO of Edge Case Research, a company he co-founded to help make autonomous vehicles and other complex software-based systems safer and more robust. He has almost twenty years of relevant experience in this field, developing safety architectures and verification tools for cutting-edge unmanned vehicles at Carnegie Mellon's National Robotics Engineering Center. Earlier in his career he built robots that operated the most extreme environments on Earth, including a meteorite-hunting robot in Antarctica, a solar-powered Arctic explorer, and a robot that searched for life in the barren Atacama Desert.