Bobby Hambrick is the founder, President, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AutonomouStuff, a leader in the automotive and technology industry, and Chief Autonomy Officer (CAO) of Hexagon PI. Hambrick founded AutonomouStuff in 2010 to serve the growing interest in automated vehicles in various markets including automotive, mining, military, agriculture, aerospace and academia.
John Buszek is the VP of Products & Services at AutonomouStuff, a role that includes responsibility for autonomous vehicle system offerings, projects and initiatives. He earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan and Master of Science degree in system engineering at Oakland University. John’s professional background involves myriad vehicle systems, including algorithm and software development for all-wheel-drive dynamic control and electric vehicle traction motor control. He became a technical business leader in strategy, marketing and engineering for specialty applications such as LiDAR, surround view and automated driving. His focus on production challenges emphasized low power, low cost, cyber security and functional safety. Three little boys with endless energy occupy John’s life outside AutonomouStuff, with rare spare time spent on golf and University of Michigan football and basketball.
Nicole Waier is the Vice President of Worldwide Sales & Business Development at AutonomouStuff, where she leads a knowledgeable global sales team delivering the products, services and solutions that accelerate customers on the path to autonomy. After graduating from Michigan State University with a degree in applied engineering sciences and minor in supply chain management; Nicole’s career started with technical field sales at Avnet Electronics and then Wind River Systems. That trajectory eventually led her back to the automotive industry in Michigan, where Nicole connected first with AutonomouStuff and today resides with her husband, Ryan, and two children, Ella and Aiden. Outside of work, she loves spending time with them and traveling as a family. Nicole finds inspiration in the accomplishments of everyday people, from her daughter learning to read her first chapter book to a colleague finding novel ways to provide better service for customers.
Lee Baldwin is Director of Data Intelligence at AutonomouStuff. He is responsible for creating and implementing a data intelligence strategy that aligns with the AutonomouStuff mission and values. Lee attended the University of Iowa where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration in management information systems with a computer science minor. He spent the last 10 years as an engineering manager at Caterpillar, where he led development of the command and control portion of the autonomous hauling system. Lee finds inspiration in people who have used technology to profoundly change the world. Outside of AutonomouStuff, Lee enjoys traveling with his wife and listening to his daughters perform in the Central Illinois Youth Symphony.
Joe Buckner is the Director of Product Engineering at AutonomouStuff. He oversees the engineering support, software engineering and embedded engineering teams. Joe is inspired by working with a world-class team at AutonomouStuff to deliver the world’s most amazing technology, which will change the future of transportation and play a key role in saving thousands of lives. Joe received a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Bradley University. He has held various engineering jobs at Caterpillar, Kress and Archer Daniels Midland, all while exploring his entrepreneurial talents on the side. He finds his job at AutonomouStuff the perfect mix of his natural talents — entrepreneur and engineer. He spends his time outside of AutonomouStuff traveling the world with his wife and enjoying new craft beer with his friends.
Terry Lamprecht is Director of Products & New Technologies at AutonomouStuff, where his responsibilities include testing new technologies for potential application in autonomous operations. As part of this role, he works with other companies to learn how their products can create solutions for AutonomouStuff customers — and then how to get those solutions into the hands of customers. Terry earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Bradley University, where his coursework included traditional classes as well as robotics and advanced modeling/simulation courses. He came to AutonomouStuff after several years working in metrology and the manufacturing industry. Terry’s passion for digitizing the world with new mapping and modeling tech and automating everything from smart cars to smart homes has fed a home automation hobby, home theater included. He also can be found riding ATVs, playing ping pong, cooking BBQ and coaching little league baseball.
As Director of Strategic Business Development, Allan MacAulay establishes and manages growth opportunities for AutonomouStuff and Hexagon Positioning Intelligence in key geographic areas. Allan focuses on growing the AStuff brand in China, managing the worldwide fleet of AutonomouStuff sales demonstration vehicles and nurturing collaboration across Hexagon to deliver better products, services and customer experiences. With an education that includes a Bachelor of Science in applied mathematics and engineering from Queen’s University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Toronto, Allan arrived at AStuff with a decade of experience in GPS/GNSS precise positioning technology with NovAtel. His work at the AStuff sister company in Hexagon Positioning Intelligence included engineering, marketing, sales, business development and, finally, autonomous driving. Off the clock, Allan enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing and barbecuing and racquet sports such as squash, tennis, ping pong and pickleball. His inspiration comes from the contagious energy of good people in his life — family, friends and colleagues who do their best to make a positive impact every day.
Avery McDonald is Director of Human Resources at AutonomouStuff. She is responsible for all things HR and works with outside counsel on legal projects. Avery attended Eastern Illinois University, where she attained a degree in environmental biology. After graduation, she decided to shift her focus to administration and human resources, where she felt she could make a difference. Avery found her science background helped her maintain objectivity and gave her a broad skill set that translated well to HR roles. She believes in encouragement, positivity and teamwork. Her HR department works hard to cultivate those qualities in the culture at AutonomouStuff.
Tyler Painter is Director of Global Integration at AutonomouStuff. He is responsible for ensuring that AStuff’s global teams deliver world-class platforms and services to every customer. From building completely custom integrated autonomous cars in Morton to data collection vehicles in Beijing, Tyler oversees the whole team. Tyler received his Bachelor of Science in industrial technology from Southern Illinois University. He is inspired daily by the success of his team and customers. Tyler spends his spare time with family and friends and can frequently be found in his garage tinkering on his cars. He has a love for motorsports (road course and autocross), road trips, traveling, and anything else that has to do with using your hands.
Teng Hoong Swee is Director of Asia-Pacific Sales & Business Development at AutonomouStuff. He attended University of Iowa and has a background in electrical engineering. Swee speaks eight languages, including Chinese, Malay and English. He has experience working for Japanese, American, German and British companies and learning each culture. Swee is inspired by finding innovation in the mundane. Outside of working at AutonomouStuff, Swee enjoys playing and exploring with his son.
Holly Tatum is the Director of Global Marketing at AutonomouStuff. She is responsible for strategic development of AS worldwide marketing initiatives. Holly’s career started in journalism covering topics including current events, fitness and entertainment in various newspapers and magazines. She brings an eye for detail, a creative mind and an innovative attitude to the AS team. Holly attended Arizona State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. She is inspired most by people in general and specifically her son, Luke. Outside of work, you can find Holly running, traveling the world, practicing yoga or reading a good book.
Loni Reid is the Director of Operations at AutonomouStuff, a role that includes providing leadership, management and vision to ensure the company has the proper operational controls, as well as administrative and reporting procedures to foster financial strength and operational efficiency. During her 20 years in operations and accounting, she gained experience attending conferences, workshops, seminars and job training classes. She has been blessed with amazing mentors along the way. Loni finds inspiration in positive, focused people who are willing to tackle problems regardless of challenges. She loves taking a vision and making it a reality through sound strategy development. Outside of AutonomouStuff, she enjoys spending time with family, friends and colleagues — whether it’s attending sporting events, listening to live music, traveling or just having great conversation.
Marco Reiling is Director of Sales & Business Development in Europe, the Middle East and Asia (EMEA) at AutonomouStuff. In this role he is responsible for industry networking, building an ecosystem of partners, and offering local support to a far-flung customer base. Marco is passionate about automotive technology and has acquired more than 20 years of experience in the automotive industry. He specializes in a variety of business areas such as customer relations, strategic selling, business modeling, services and solutions, software, and functional safety. That wide range of skills makes Marco well equipped to meet the needs of customers — and to help them meet their goals. Outside of AutonomouStuff, Marco sharpens his creative skills through hiking, photography and cooking.