Vaibhav Ghadiok is Co-Founder and CTO at Hayden AI. Vaibhav is an engineering leader with a track record of productizing robotics technology. He has 15+ years of experience in sensing, localization and mapping and 3D perception. Fifteen years ago, he designed one of the first visually guided autonomous drones, demonstrating the first instance of autonomous aerial manipulation in the world. At Nauto, he conceptualized and spearheaded a real-time collaborative HD mapping system for Level 2+ vehicles from global automakers. At Hayden, he has architected the world’s first autonomous traffic management platform to make cities more efficient, equitable and sustainable.