Martijn Tideman is director of business development for NVIDIA DRIVE Sim and NVIDIA DRIVE Constellation at NVIDIA. He is responsible for building partnerships with DRIVE ecosystem partners, establishing collaboration models and executing joint business plans. Martijn has an extensive background in product and business development, with more than 15 years of experience in the automated driving field. After receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Twente in 2008, Martijn worked for TNO, TASS International and Siemens. Born and raised in the Netherlands, Martijn has embraced an international lifestyle and career, including a three-year assignment in Shanghai as well as a transfer to Silicon Valley in 2019.