Valeo Leader Wins Key Award for Transforming Cars with Software

Vsevolod Vovkushevsky, Valeo’s software champion, earns MotorTrend Innovator Award for driving the future of ADAS.

Valeo’s commitment to software-defined vehicles (SDVs) received a prestigious boost as Vsevolod Vovkushevsky, Software Products and Services Director, was named a winner at MotorTrend’s 2024 SDV Innovator Awards. This recognition underlines Vovkushevsky’s leadership in pioneering cutting-edge software solutions that are transforming the automotive landscape.

The award in the “Leader” category honors Vovkushevsky’s vision and execution in propelling Valeo’s anSWer platform, a game-changer for enhancing vehicle intelligence and electrification. Under his guidance, a dedicated team of over 1,000 software engineers – a testament to Valeo’s immense engineering prowess – focuses on developing innovative ADAS solutions. Their efforts resulted in a future-proof software architecture that empowers rapid deployment of advanced technologies for Valeo’s clients.

Vovkushevsky’s 18-year tenure at Valeo has been marked by consistent innovation. He spearheaded the establishment of a dedicated software business, laying the groundwork for SaaS and PaaS offerings that are now core elements of Valeo’s growth strategy. Now, Vovkushevsky and his team are laser-focused on scaling these services to further solidify Valeo’s leadership in the ADAS market.

Valeo: Advancing Mobility Through Technology

As a technological pioneer and trusted partner to automakers and emerging mobility players, Valeo relentlessly pursues cleaner, safer, and smarter mobility solutions. They excel in four key areas driving the transportation revolution: electrification, driver assistance systems, interior experience reinvention, and ubiquitous lighting. With 20 billion euros in sales (2022) and a global workforce exceeding 109,000, Valeo’s commitment to innovation is paving the way for a brighter future on the road.


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