Stephen LeshHead of Hardware Engineering and Vehicle Programs at Uber ATG
Stephen Lesh is the Head of Vehicle Programs for the Uber Advanced Technologies Group (ATG). The Uber ATG team is dedicated to developing self-driving, mapping, and vehicle safety technologies that advance Uber’s mission of bringing safe, reliable transportation to everyone, everywhere. Uber ATG is also developing self-driving truck technology to move goods more safely and cost effectively around the world. As Head of Vehicle Programs, Stephen leads the product development programs with OEM partners to integrate Ubers Self-Driving technology into OEM vehicles. He is also involved in the development of future business models for mobility with various partners to design, build, and operate autonomous fleets. Prior to coming to Uber, Stephen worked for 20+ years at Ford Motor Co. in a variety of vehicle program and engineering development roles in both the U.S. and Europe, most recently as Global Director, Program Management. Stephen has a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University, and a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.