Ford // Research and Innovation Center

From Henry Ford’s famous quote about building a faster horse to the assembly line, Ford has been at the peak of innovation since it’s inception. And the innovation continues with their investments in digital technologies. Ford is now sourcing and developing technologies to bring their automobiles into the 21st century. Specific areas of focus include in the areas of autonomous driving, car connectivity, human-machine interface, smart mobility and big data.  

Leaders: Ken Washington (VP Research and Advanced Engineering), Venkatesh Prasad (Senior Technical Leader, Open Innovation)

Learn More: Innovation Center homepage | About the Center | Ford thriving amid techie neighbors in Silicon Valley | Ford Goes Open Source to Speed App Development | Ford accelerates tech efforts with new Silicon Valley lab | The OpenXC Platform