Christoph Schroeder

Vice President, Software
Luminar Technologies


Christoph has been working on self-driving car technology since 2006, and is a pioneer in the evolution of LiDAR technology and signal processing. His early work focused on developing algorithms for advanced driver assistance systems, radar-based object detection and automotive pre-crash applications. Prior to joining Luminar, Schroeder was the head of autonomous driving for the Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, where he was responsible for leading and growing a team of specialized experts to develop the software stack for Level 4 urban automated driving. Prior to Mercedes-Benz, Schroeder was at Bosch where he began working on early applications of highway autonomy.