Head of Perception, Continental AG
Pia Dreiseitel graduated from Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany, in Communications Engineering, where she also worked on a PhD in speech enhancement until 2001. She started her professional career with Smiths Detection, where she was responsible for computer vision of X-ray images of mm-wave scanners in aviation baggage scanning with the goal of automatically detecting dangerous goods (explosives, weapons, lithium batteries etc.). Since 2017 she is with Continental AG.
As team lead of the Perception Team within the central AI department of Automotive Pre-Development, her main interest is on Deep Learning for Perception with special emphasis on Autonomous Driving or monitoring of the interior of a car.