Youval Nehmadi has over 25 years of experience in the high-tech industry, algorithms, computer vison, deep neural networks, and business development in both large enterprises (Applied Materials) and start-ups. Youval holds a PhD in 3D sensor fusion for autonomous vehicles and an EMBA from Kellogg-Recanati of Tel Aviv University, and is the owner of more than twenty patents. In January 2016, along with Ronny Cohen, Youval co-founded VayaVision, a sensor fusion and perception software company focusing on the autonomous driving market. VayaVision developed an innovative patented technology that enables best-in-class sensing with added-value cognition abilities at an affordable price. In July of 2020, VayaVision was acquired by LeddarTech, a global leader in Level 1-5 ADAS and AD environmental sensing technology.