Global Head of AI Research at Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, Robert Bosch GmbH

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Yasser Jadidi is the global head of research at the Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence (BCAI) in Renningen, Germany. After studying mathematics, he wrote a doctoral thesis on control theory at the University of Stuttgart. He now heads up a 60-strong research team. His work focuses on creating cutting-edge solutions for intelligent Bosch products. Yasser Jadidi is married and has three children.

The BCAI comprises teams in Renningen, Sunnyvale, CA (USA), and Bengaluru (India). In the field of artificial intelligence, the BCAI collaborates closely with partners in the German Cyber Valley initiative and the University of Amsterdam.

Career stages in the Bosch Group

2017–now Global Head of AI Research at Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, Renningen

2013–2016 Group leader cognitive systems and machine learning, Schwieberdingen, Renningen (both Germany), and Palo Alto, CA (USA)

2010–2012 Project leader “efficiency line generator” platform, Schwieberdingen

2008–2009 Leader “efficiency line generator” project office, Schwieberdingen

2005–2007 PhD student: battery management for EV/ HEV, Schwieberdingen

About Bosch

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 400,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2019). The company generated sales of 77.7 billion euros in 2019. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT provider, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, Industry 4.0, and connected mobility. Bosch is pursuing a vision of mobility that is sustainable, safe, and exciting. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to facilitate connected living with products and solutions that either contain artificial intelligence (AI) or have been developed or manufactured with its help. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiary and regional companies in 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. Bosch employs some 72,600 associates in research and development at 126 locations across the globe, as well as roughly 30,000 software engineers.

The company was set up in Stuttgart in 1886 by Robert Bosch (1861–1942) as “Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering.” The special ownership structure of Robert Bosch GmbH guarantees the entrepreneurial freedom of the Bosch Group, making it possible for the company to plan over the long term and to undertake significant upfront investments in the safeguarding of its future. Ninety-two percent of the share capital of Robert Bosch GmbH is held by Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, a charitable foundation. The majority of voting rights are held by Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG, an industrial trust. The entrepreneurial ownership functions are carried out by the trust. The remaining shares are held by the Bosch family and by Robert Bosch GmbH.

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