Dr. Dongyi Liao

Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Liao leads Cepton's development of firmware, perception algorithms and other software components to complete the solution for customers. Dr. Liao also oversees manufacturing software development to enable automation of manufacturing steps as well as various manufacturing and R&D internal tools. Prior to Cepton, Dr. Liao was the Co-founder of YourMechanic.com, an on-demand automotive repair provider with smart scheduling and pricing. Previously, Dr. Liao served in various engineering and managerial roles at NVIDIA. Dr. Liao holds a Ph.D. from MIT in Nuclear Engineering, where he built high-performance simulations of nanoscale materials at the molecular level.

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