Sara Gallian has a background in Aerospace and Electrical engineering, with a Ph.D. on numerical modeling of complex systems in the field of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology. Sara started her career in automotive as a developer for ADAS functions for a major Tier 1, and from there moved on to project and line management. Sara has extensive experience working for major Tier 1 automotive companies and has spent a significant amount of her career as a developer for ADAS functions before she moved to project and line management. Sara now leads the Software Defined Vehicle Working Group on behalf of the Eclipse Foundation. In her role, Sara is now leading the major automotive open source projects for the Software Defined Vehicle Working Group alongside members such as leading global OEMs, software companies, and other global Tier 1 suppliers.