Neumann brings 30 years of experience in the automotive industry to RTI, with leadership positions at some of the world’s largest auto manufacturers including CEO at multiple top tier-1 suppliers and OEM manufacturers. Neumann will provide RTI with strategic guidance on bringing advanced connectivity software to autonomous vehicles.
RTI is a provider of Data Distribution Service (DDS) Standard services. DDS meets the requirements of Level 4 and Level 5 autonomy. All major autonomous vehicle platform standards now specify DDS, including AUTOSAR Adaptive and the Robot Operating System (ROS) v2. RTI Connext DDS provides performance and reliability while offering both security and safety certification.
Neumann was the CEO of Continental, CEO of Volkswagen Group China and then CEO of Opel before its acquisition by the French Groupe PSA in 2017. Currently, he is in charge of mobility at EVELOZCITY, a new Los Angeles-based electric vehicle (EV) and future mobility startup. He holds a PhD in electrical engineering with a background in computing systems.