SAN DIEGO, Dec. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — TuSimple (Nasdaq: TSP), a worldwide autonomous driving know-how firm, as we speak introduced the appointment of James Lu to its Board of Administrators as an Impartial Director. Lu brings greater than 20 years of expertise within the know-how sector as a seasoned entrepreneur, govt, and investor.
Lu serves because the Chairperson of Grindr, the world’s largest LGBTQ social relationship utility. As well as, Mr. Lu is Director, Chairman and Chief Govt Officer of Life Ideas Holdings Restricted, an funding firm primarily engaged in restaurant operations; Director of Fusion Media Restricted, an Web publishing firm; and Director of International Commerce Know-how Restricted, a software program growth firm.
“James comes with a wealth of expertise within the know-how sector, and has eager understanding of the complete life cycle of startups to mature firms. He has in depth board of administrators expertise, and he understands first-hand the challenges of scaling deep know-how organizations,” stated Cheng Lu, President and CEO of TuSimple. “I stay up for working with James as we set TuSimple on a course to ship our imaginative and prescient for secure and environment friendly autonomous freight know-how.”
Lu was the International Head of Amazon Advertising Companies from 2011 to 2015, and he was Vice President overseeing content material ecosystems at Baidu from 2015 to 2017. Lu based the social community Yoolin in 2006 and was its Chief Govt Officer from 2006 to 2007. He holds a Grasp of Science in Electrical Engineering and Pc Science from the College of Michigan – Ann Arbor.
There are not any household relationships between Lu and any director, govt officer, or any individual nominated or chosen by the Firm to grow to be a director or govt officer.
TuSimple is a worldwide autonomous driving know-how firm headquartered in San Diego, California, with operations in Arizona, Texas, Europe, and China. Based in 2015, TuSimple is creating a commercial-ready, absolutely autonomous (SAE Stage 4) driving answer for long-haul heavy-duty vehicles. TuSimple goals to rework the $4 trillion international truck freight business by means of the corporate’s main AI know-how, which makes it attainable for vehicles to drive safely autonomously, function practically repeatedly, and scale back gas consumption by 10%+ relative to manually pushed vehicles. International achievements embrace the world’s first absolutely autonomous, ‘driver-out’ semi-truck run on open public roads, and growth of the world’s first Autonomous Freight Community (AFN). Go to us at www.tusimple.com.
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