Fall 2022 | Silicon Valley
Shiva Bhardwaj is the Founder and CEO at Pitstop. While earning a degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from UWaterloo, Shiva spent time working at NVIDIA and Blackberry. Shiva started his entrepreneurship journey by inventing ShockLock which brought a safe, simple and cost-effective hardware solution to the automotive world. His largest and most recent accomplishment is Pitstop, a predictive maintenance platform for the automotive industry founded in 2015. It has since secured investments from Sensata, Verizon, Ripple Ventures & BDC to name a few and is partnered with some of the biggest players in the industry. Pitstop's proprietary algorithm - a unique blend of embedded automotive domain knowledge, time-series data, AI technology and machine learning - provides customers with the ability to gain insight from their data in order to save costs, reduce downtime and recalls and increase safety. Shiva has also been recognized as the Vaughan Entrepreneur of the Year & SEMA 35 Under 35.
Two truisms today: Data is everything. And uptime is everything. Yet there is still a disconnect on how to manage large data sets — both internally and from thousands of anonymized sources. More Info