Hans Molin is Director, Driver Assist and Automated Driving at Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC, a member of the Munich, Germany-based Knorr-Bremse Group.
A Bendix team member since 2011, following the acquisition of the automotive portfolio for Iteris, Inc., Hans is an insightful engineering and marketing professional committed to actively enhancing road safety through innovative technologies and data integration. In his current role he oversees Bendix’s path towards automated driving and the interim functions and steps towards that future. He also holds responsibility for Bendix’s Data and Connectivity strategies, which the company sees as a key and integrated part of the road to automated driving. A strong advocate for active safety technologies that are designed to advance commercial vehicle safety, he has presented to, and worked alongside, a variety of industry, regulatory, and legislative groups about the importance of active safety technologies and their impact on future automation for commercial vehicles.
With a career spanning 20-years within the automotive commercial vehicle industry, Hans began his career in 1999 as a Project Manager in the Active Safety Department of Volvo Cars in Gothenburg, Sweden. Cooperation on active safety systems between Volvo Cars and Ford Motor Company brought him to the US, where he led global ADAS development projects, eventually becoming Regional Head of Field Quality for Volvo Cars in California. He moved to Iteris, Inc. – a global leader in applied informatics for transportation and agriculture – in 2005, where he held the title of Director of Marketing and Product Management, responsible for strategy and development of the Iteris automotive portfolio.
Hans holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden. He also is an inventor, holding thirteen (13) US Patents related to automotive safety systems.
A resident of Mission Viejo, California, Hans and his wife, Ulrika, are the parents of two daughters, Linn and Allison.