Larger Headquarters to House Growing Workforce for Disruptive Autonomous Vehicle Technology Provider
Dublin, CA, December 16, 2019 – Today Bay Area-based artificial perception pioneer AEye announced the opening of its new, state-of-the-art headquarters at 1 Park Place in Dublin, California. The building accommodates the company’s growing workforce, while furthering its mission to pioneer breakthroughs in intelligent sensing that pave the way for safe, reliable vehicle autonomy. Employees are moving into the 50,000 square-foot facility in stages, as progress is made on the building’s extensive remodel.
AEye commemorated the opening during an evening sign-lighting led by the company’s founders, the mayor of Dublin, and AEye president Blair LaCorte.
“Our business and employee base has grown in concert with the maturing automated vehicle space, necessitating the need for a larger headquarters that meets our needs both today and in the future,” said Luis Dussan, CEO of AEye. “This location checks all of the boxes, providing a top notch facility that’s close to public transit in a location that enables us to attract and retain the very best workforce.”
AEye employs approximately 100 people across the U.S., Germany and Japan, and has been growing rapidly – doubling its size in 2019. That growth trajectory is expected to continue into 2020, as customers’ commercialization ramp up there automated and autonomous vehicle initiatives. The Dublin headquarters will house AEye’s executive, engineering, product, business development and marketing teams. The facility will also be home to the company’s research and development labs, its indoor testing facilities, as well as a garage for AEye’s test vehicles.
“On behalf of the City of Dublin, we are thrilled to officially welcome AEye to the community,” said Dublin Mayor David Haubert. “AEye is working on exciting, world-changing technology, and we are proud to welcome such an innovative tech company to our city.”
AEye is an artificial perception pioneer and creator of iDAR™, a perception system that acts as the eyes and visual cortex of autonomous vehicles. Since its demonstration of its solid-state LiDAR scanner in 2013, AEye has pioneered breakthroughs in intelligent sensing. The company is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, and backed by world-renowned investors including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Taiwania Capital, Hella Ventures, LG Electronics, Subaru-SBI, Aisin, Intel Capital, Airbus Ventures, and others.