李一帆博士,禾赛科技联合创始人兼CEO

禾赛科技于2013年创立于硅谷圣何塞,现总部在上海,专注于开发用于自动驾驶和机器人的传感器——激光雷达。激光雷达产生的高精度三维数据,使车辆能够精确感知周围环境,是实现自动驾驶最关键的传感器之一。

自创立以来,李一帆引领禾赛取得了激光雷达业界领先地位。诸如Lyft、Nuro、Drive.ai等顶尖自动驾驶公司,以及全球多家整车厂和一级供应商,都已成为禾赛的客户。迄今,禾赛融资超过1亿美元,历史投资方包括百度、光速中国和高达资本等。

李一帆本科就读于清华大学精密仪器系,后取得美国伊利诺伊大学香槟分校机器人学博士学位。创立禾赛之前,曾在硅谷任美国西部数据集团(Western Digital)首席工程师,研发高性能运动控制算法。

 

Dr. Yifan ‘David’ Li is the CEO and co-founder of Hesai Technology, a Shanghai-based company that specializes in designing and manufacturing LiDARs, which are considered the most critical sensor for self-driving vehicles. LiDARs serve as the eyes of the autonomous vehicle, creating high-resolution 3D images that allow cars to perceive their surroundings. Since co-founding the company in 2013 in San Jose, David has led Hesai to become a leading player in the LiDAR space, with customers including pioneering autonomous driving companies such as Lyft, Nuro, and Drive.ai, as well as numerous OEM’s and tier 1’s around the world. To date, Hesai has raised over $100 million USD, from investors such as Baidu, Lightspeed, and Pagoda. Prior to founding Hesai, David served as the principal engineer at Western Digital Corporation in Silicon Valley, specializing in advanced motion control systems for the robotic systems on hard drives. David received his PhD in Robotics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and BS Degree from Tsinghua University.