Our thesis is that a new type of infrastructure is needed to support the transition of mobility to a sustainable future with EVs and AVs. At Kinetic, we are reimagining and building that critical infrastructure from first principles.″
Nikhil Naikal has served as CEO of Kinetic since co-founding the company in June of 2021. An expert in developing and launching
high-precision, autonomous systems, he previously served as CEO of Mapper.ai, a provider of high-definition, machine-readable maps that was acquired by Velodyne Lidar, where he subsequently served as VP of Software Engineering. He began his career as a Computer Vision Engineer at Flyby Media, which was acquired by Apple. Naikal holds a MS in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University and a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.