Ever wanted to know about Autonomous vehicles, the future of transportation, yoga, mindset, controlling your autonomous nervous system, racism or autism, savant syndrome, then this extremely interesting man and this interview has some thing for you.
Dave Verma was born in India in 1967 in very humble circumstances and following immigration in 1970 at the age of three into a frequently hostile environment in New Zealand, Dave Verma has spent most of his life overcoming significant obstacles including autism, racism, tall poppy syndrome and a large number of glass ceilings which had to be smashed through, during more than one career direction change.
Currently employed as the Director for Autonomous Vehicle Initiatives for Australasia, for HMI Technologies Ltd, Dave has held numerous roles as a Project Director along with other senior management positions in both the public sector and private sector and to date with his teams, has delivered in excess of 2 billion dollars’ worth of international large scale enforcement programmes, projects and alliances around the world over the last decade.
A recognised expert in Transportation Technologies, Security Systems, Back Office Decision Support Systems and Infrastructure as well as large scale ITS architecture standards, Dave is currently the director of HMI Technologies Autonomous Vehicle programme across Australasia running multiple independent trials of Autonomous vehicles in a variety of situations.
Whilst working in the Middle East and at age 47 Dave went back to Hult International Business School and received an EMBA, he also holds a degree in English Literature and during the course of his career has amassed a substantial number of IT and other industry qualifications. Happily married to his wife Rana, accompanied by three large dogs and two Maine Coone cats, Dave is currently working on developing his blogs whilst studying writing techniques and producing his first novel whilst developing a global strategy to disrupt the Transportation market with autonomous vehicles.