Jürgen Daunis to Become New CEO of understand.ai

Karlsruhe, June 22, 2021. Jürgen Daunis will take over the management of understand.ai as the new CEO on July 1, 2021. understand.ai is a technology leader in AI-based solutions for data annotation, data anonymization and scenario generation. The company has been part of the dSPACE group since 2019. Mr. Daunis has extensive knowledge in the area of connected, autonomous, shared, and electrified (CASE) mobility. He has held several leadership positions in the automotive industry, including DaimlerChrysler, Verizon, and most recently Ericsson, where he was responsible for the global sales of connected vehicles.

“With Jürgen Daunis, we are gaining an experienced manager who is active at the interface between business and technology. Under his leadership, understand.ai will continue to invest in AI- and cloud-based solutions that help our customers launch autonomous vehicles on the road faster,” says Martin Goetzeler, CEO of the dSPACE group. 

“I am looking forward to ringing in a new era of growth for understand.ai with their innovative products and strong customer centricity,” Jürgen Daunis explains.

Jürgen Daunis succeeds Marc Mengler, one of the company’s two founders, who will be active as a founder in other fields of research in the future.

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