Paris, 18 February 2019 – Mathieu Lips has been named Stanley Robotics’ Vice President of Engineering. This posting brings him into the Management Committee.
As a Supélec graduate, Mathieu Lips started his career at Alstom transportation in driverless train systems before joining the engineering team at Renault.
His career path saw him work on a series of assisted driving systems, then on to keyless vehicles, before moving abroad to put together and lead an electrical and electronic architecture team at a local Renault subsidiary in South Korea.
Upon his return to France, he was entrusted with the management of the engineering team in charge of vehicle lighting, during which time he founded the ELS (Embedded Lighting Systems) teaching and research chair. More recently he headed the Symbioz autonomous car project which was revealed at the end of 2017 with a real-life motorway demonstration.
Since September 2018 he has been in charge of steering the global overhaul of onboard vehicle systems working with systems management. In addition to his career in engineering, he also served as Executive Secretary of the Renault Group Executive Board in 2014 and 2015.
At Stanley Robotics, Mathieu Lips is in charge of all the technical and industrial transformation teams.
“My arrival at Stanley Robotics coincides with the company’s entry into a new phase: the preparation and execution of the increase in industrial power. I will focus on bringing all my experience to transform the extraordinary work already done by the Stanley Robotics teams into a solid, global success. Joining a startup after my lengthy experience at a large industrial group is a challenge that I am taking with boundless enthusiasm and energy!"
Mathieu Lips, VP Engineering at Stanley Robotics
"The appointment of Mathieu Lips as VP Engineering is part of a drive for robust industrial growth. The arrival of an experienced senior executive like Mathieu onto the Stanley Robotics Executive Committee is a mark of our ambition to become a world leader in mobile robotics."
Clément Boussard, CEO & co-founder of Stanley Robotics