Sravan Puttagunta is a Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Civil Maps, an autonomous vehicle technology company that enables cars to have Cognition through AI, 3D mapping, advanced localization, and crowdsourcing.
As CEO, he is executing on a vision for safer, smarter, fully autonomous driving. With his direction, Civil Maps is on track to triple revenue from last year and is providing key technology to several major automakers. He leads the company’s technology teams, who are developing innovative ways for cars to localize in six dimensions (6D) and crowdsource 3D maps at a continental scale.
In his previous work, he invented video fingerprinting for linear broadcast TV to track viewing habits and developed software that runs in more than 160 million TVs. He has written substantial portions of artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms for cars which map the world in 3D. Puttagunta holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, Berkeley.