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Dan Cauchy
Executive Director of Automotive Grade Linux at Linux Foundation


Dan Cauchy is the Executive Director of Automotive Grade Linux at the Linux Foundation, a cross-industry effort to build an open software platform for automotive applications.

Cauchy has over 22 years of experience spanning the automotive, telecom, networking, and mobile business verticals. Prior to his current position, he was the VP and GM of MontaVista’s Automotive Business Unit (acquired by Mentor). During this period, Cauchy served on the Board of Directors of the GENIVI Alliance and was responsible for the creation of the GENIVI Compliance Program, which he chaired for three years.

He also has extensive startup experience and served as the Director of Product Management at Atrica (acquired by Nokia-Siemens Networks) and the Director of Architecture and Strategy at BlueLeaf Networks (now Picarro). Cauchy also previously held senior management and engineering leadership positions at Cisco Systems, Newbridge Networks (acquired by Alcatel), and Nortel.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel: New Tech Entrants – Opportunity for Cross-Industry Partnerships or Competition In the Development of Connected Car Services