Hayden AI Welcomes Marc Pelaez, Rear Admiral United States Navy (Retired), to Advisory Board
Updated: Jul 27
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 21, 2019 — Hayden AI Technologies, Inc. (“Hayden AI”) today announced that Marc Pelaez, Retired Rear Admiral in the United States Navy, has joined the company’s advisory board.
Chris Carson, Co-Founder & CEO, Hayden AI, said, “We look forward to incorporating Marc Pelaez into the fold, alongside his vast network of government connections and background serving on both public and private boards. His technical and leadership skills, as developed through his extensive military and civilian careers, go unmatched.”
Marc Pelaez is a Retired Rear Admiral in the United States Navy. Currently a private consultant to defense and commercial companies, Marc was previously Vice President of Engineering and later Vice President of Business and Technology Development for Newport News Shipbuilding from 1996 until 2001, when it was acquired by Northrop Grumman Corporation. From 1993 to 1996, Marc served as Chief of Naval Research, as Executive Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development, and Acquisition) from 1990 to 1993; and as various command assignments in the US Navy from 1968 to 1990. Marc has served on the Boards of both public and private companies. He is currently Lead Director of II-VI, Inc. (NASDAQ: IIVI). Marc has a broad background and understanding of technology and technology development, military procurement practices, and of management leadership and consulting skills as developed throughout his military and civilian careers.
Marc Pelaez joins Paul Eichenberg and Kurt Hoppe on the advisory board:
Paul Eichenberg is a strategic consultant who develops and executes solutions for the complex challenges facing today’s automotive industry. Prior to consulting, Paul cultivated his expertise for two and a halfdecades working with Fortune 500 automotive suppliers. He’s the former Chief Strategist for Magna Electronics and Magna Powertrain. His leadership was an essential driver behind Magna’s successful pivot towards optimization of the internal combustion engine, electric vehicles and hybrid technologies, advanced-driver assistance systems, and autonomous vehicles.
Kurt Hoppe is the former Global Head of Innovation, Smart Mobility, & Connected Car for General Motors, and is a versatile, high-energy executive with 15+ years’ experience leading global connected consumer product and service innovation, new business model creation, and go-to-market initiatives leveraging strategic partners. His methods inspire product teams to innovate at speed in ideating, designing, developing, marketing, and selling visionary services focused at the intersection of customer experience, connected IoT, analytics and AI/ML. Kurt specializes in Strategy, Innovation, Transformation, Business Development, and Product Marketing.
About Hayden AI
Founded in 2019, Hayden AI has developed an AI-powered data platform for smart and safe city applications. We partner with the world’s most innovative cities to deploy our vision-based mobile solution in a city’s existing fleet to collect real-time data that supports the enforcement of traffic laws and other data services. We generate insights to improve traffic safety and efficiency. To learn more about Hayden AI, visit www.hayden.ai
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