Apex.AI, a company that develops safety certification software for mobility and automotive applications, has come to Japan to meet the “growing demand” for software-defined vehicles and to better support its business there. expanded its business.
With a strong presence in the US and Europe, Apex.AI is now focusing its international expansion efforts in Asia by launching in Japan, home to three of the world’s largest automakers.
Apex.AI Japan GK, a Japanese corporation, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Apex.AI.
Tavis Szeto, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Apex.AI, will serve as Interim Country Manager for the Japanese company. The company is currently in the process of hiring a full country manager.
Apex.AI co-founder and CEO Jan Becker said:
“The next big revolution in the automotive industry is to deliver truly software-defined vehicles. Customers expect continued improvements in automotive automation and smartphone-like personalization and infotainment capabilities. doing.
“Our safety-certified software contributes a powerful solution to efficiently achieve that goal. By keeping our distance, we can set the industry as a whole for success.”
The company’s immediate focus is building a team and providing in-country support to existing customers and partners in Japan. Our business start-up team in Japan will set up your business with an eye on growth.
In addition to its core business in the automotive sector, Apex.AI brings its robotics and autonomous driving expertise to Japan’s thriving related industries, such as agriculture and construction machinery.
In April of this year, Apex.AI Japan LLC will begin operations, providing software and technical expertise to customers. In April, Jan Becker and Tavis Seto will visit Japan to discuss with existing and potential customers in Japan.
Apex.AI is backed by Toyota Ventures, Volvo Group Venture Capital, Jaguar Land Rover’s InMotion Ventures, Airbus Ventures, Continental, ZF, AGCO, HELLA Ventures, Daimler Truck and financial investors Lightspeed, Canaan and Orillion .