Speaker profile

Roger Berg

Vice President North America Research and Development - Denso International, Board Member - Automotive Edge Computing Consortium

Roger Berg is Vice President of DENSO’s North American Research and Development group. His latest research interests and responsibilities include connected and automated vehicles, transportation data collection and analytics, cyber security, and most recently, Blockchain for mobility services.

Berg has experience in military and consumer electronics from previous engineering management and executive positions at Northrop Grumman, Motorola and Sony Electronics combined with his 19 years as an executive for automotive electronics product development and R&D at DENSO.

Berg earned a BSEE from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, and a MSEE from Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago.  He is the inventor or co-inventor on 12 U.S. and international patents.  He is a long standing member of SAE, where he currently holds the position of vice chair for the V2X Communications Steering Committee and V2X Vehicular Applications Technical Committee.  Berg is also a member of IEEE, the USDOT ITS Program Advisory Committee, the DriveOhio Expert Advisory Board, and serves on the Affiliate Advisory Board for the Auto-ISAC.  He was most recently appointed vice chair of MOBI’s Connected Mobility Data Marketplace and core member of their Supply Chain working groups.  In December of 2016 he was voted one of Automotive News’ “60 people driving the self-driving movement”.