Gary Hicok is senior vice president of Automotive Hardware and Systems at NVIDIA. He oversees the NVIDIA DRIVE platforms used to develop self-driving vehicles. Previously, Hicok served as senior vice president of NVIDIA’s core logic business unit and the mobile business unit. Since joining NVIDIA in 1999, he has also held a variety of management roles with responsibilities ranging from ASIC design to system hardware and platform development. Prior to NVIDIA, Hicok spent more than two decades at Evans and Sutherland, VLSI Technology and Cirrus Logic. He served in a range of ASIC, architecture, marketing and system engineering roles. Hicok has authored 35 issued patents and holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Arizona State University.