VP, Director of System Sciences Lab (SSL), Parc
Tolga Kurtoglu is Vice President and Director of the System Sciences Lab (SSL) at PARC. Research in SSL focuses on artificial intelligence, machine learning, control, planning, optimization, and high performance analytics for a variety of cyber-physical system applications serving Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), CAD/CAM, Transportation, Energy, and Aerospace and Defense sectors.
Tolga leads the SSL team to create innovation and enterprise level business impact by applying leading edge scientific and technical solutions to solve complex real-world problems. He has served in various leadership roles at PARC focusing on product strategy and technology commercialization to manage transition of new technologies from an R&D output to production quality software systems and services. Prior to his work with PARC, he worked as a researcher at NASA Ames Research Center and as a mechanical design engineer and group lead at Dell Corporation.