ZUG (18 February, 2018) — The DAV Foundation is pleased to announce that United Parcel Service’s Director of Autonomous Systems, Jerome Ferguson, has joined them as a new member of its advisory board.
CEO and Founder of the DAV Foundation, Noam Copel, said “Jerome’s wealth of experience and knowledge in the autonomous systems space is a godsend to our Foundation. His intimate grasp of the intricacies surrounding logistics with autonomous delivery will be invaluable to us going forward.”
Mr. Ferguson leads a highly technical portfolio at UPS which includes the application of UAVs, driverless vehicles and robots in supply chains. He has 31 years of experience at UPS, and is a top expert in logistics and emerging technologies. He holds degrees in Industrial Engineering from Rutgers and Information Technology Management from NJIT.
The DAV Foundation has assembled a core operations team of professionals to accomplish the project’s long-term goals, with distinguished experts such as Mr. Ferguson providing advice and strategic perspective. Other leading experts will be announced as additions to the DAV team in the coming weeks.
The DAV Foundation’s mission is to promote and support research and development of the DAV network, as well as positioning it as the decentralized autonomous vehicle global standard. The organization is guided by the principles of transparency and openness, and invites the DAV community to help build a new way of transporting goods and people around the globe. The DAV Foundation is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, with representation offices in Tel Aviv, Israel, San Francisco, USA and Vancouver, Canada.
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