Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd., an innovator in automotive vision systems, has announced the appointment of seasoned executive Alain Charlois as vice president of strategic partnerships, effective July 1. Charlois will be responsible for developing new business opportunities and identifying potential strategic partners in the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving markets in North America and Europe.
Charlois has extensive experience commercializing disruptive technology and scaling businesses in both the automotive and off-highway markets, holding leadership positions at international companies across Asia, Europe and North America. Charlois led the strategic business development and product strategy planning at automotive companies such as ZF-TRW Automotive, as well as startups such as Fallbrook Technologies and Phantom Intelligence. His deep automotive experience gives him a unique and invaluable perspective on ADAS sensors, autonomous vehicles and the associated ecosystem, according to Foresightl.
“Foresight’s unique vision technology has the potential to revolutionize automotive safety” said Haim Siboni, Foresight’s CEO. “Mr. Charlois’ unique skills and extensive industry relationships will allow us to generate additional interest in our offerings, help us identify and connect with potential corporate partners, and expand our presence in the ADAS and autonomous vehicles markets.”
“I believe a lot more could be done with advanced computer vision and ADAS technologies to enhance drivers’, pedestrians’ and cyclists’ safety” said Charlois. “I am delighted to join the Foresight team and push their disruptive sensing technology into the marketplace.”