Marcus Strom is currently Founder and Executive Director of Autonomous Driving Research (ADR), where he has been based in Phoenix, Arizona since 2015. ADR is an independent organization on autonomous driving, with the mission to evaluate, challenge, inform, and propose solutions for the successful integration of autonomous driving vehicles with current traffic systems. Through ADR, Marcus completed contract work in Technical Operations at Google/Waymo, based in Chandler, Arizona. He has maintained self-driving vehicle fleets through install, diagnostics, calibration, qualifying, maintaining, troubleshooting, and operating advanced self-driving autonomous vehicle hardware and software systems and OEM platform systems. He consults many different autonomous start-up ventures, financial investment firms, and third party suppliers in the industry. Marcus received his B.B.A. in Management Information Systems at Texas Tech University and his M.B.A. in Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management from Arizona State University.