Michael DeKort
Founder and CTO

Industry Participation

❖ Member SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) On-road Autonomous Driving (ORAD) Validation/Verification Task Force


❖ Founder SAE On-Road Autonomous Driving Simulation Task Force


❖ Member IEEE Artificial Intelligence & Autonomous Systems Policy Committee (AI&ASPC)


❖ SME - DIN/SAE International Alliance for Mobility Testing & Standardization (IAMTS)


❖ Stakeholder UL4600 - Creating AV Safety Guidelines



❖ Program Manager/Systems Engineer Aerospace Flight Simulation – FAA Level D Flight Simulators


❖ Software Engineering Manager and Senior Program Manager for NORAD while at Lockheed


❖ Software Project Manager for Aegis Weapon System


❖ Lead C4ISR Systems Engineer DHS/USCG Deepwater Program - 25 years and $17B


❖ Led programs up to $100M per year


❖ Managed up to 300 engineers – CMMI Level 5


❖ Earned 2 Business Excellence Awards and Navy Excellence Award for work at Lockheed

❖ Received the IEEE Barus Ethics Award-

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