Dr. Leo Wang is currently serving as the VP of Engineering at Pony.ai. He directs the engineering team of Pony.ai to bring the latest breakthrough in artificial intelligence into autonomous driving. The goal is to build the most safe and reliable L4 autonomous driving technology, and to revolutionize the transportation systems. Prior to joining Pony.ai as a founding member, he worked at IBM Silicon Valley lab, and Baidu US development center. His work focused on database engine development, big data, and HD map processing. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from University of Southern California.