Anne Lien

Annie Lien

Annie Lien is an Autonomous Driving & Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) expert leader with 10+ years experience in automotive R&D and a diverse background in business strategy & development, program & product management, product marketing, strategic PR/communications, government-related affairs, customer focus, user experience/human factors, high level technical strategy. Lien worked at Robert Bosch's Silicon Valley research center, during which time Lien also moonlighted as Team Leader of Team AnnieWay—a DARPA Urban Challenge team independently founded by German robotics research professionals and graduate students. Team AnnieWay was an “underdog” team, operating with very little money, manpower, resources and time, and against all odds, successfully qualified for the final DARPA race. Lien also worked at VW Group’s Silicon Valley research lab where she co-created and led companywide initiatives on North American Product, PR, Legal and Government activities for Audi Autonomous Driving. In recent years Lien worked at an early stage computer vision startup; founded her own startup; is an independent Autonomous Driving industry advisor; and most recently joined Perrone Robotics as CMO.