San Francisco, CA, Might 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pronto, a world chief in autonomous driving know-how, is proud to announce Lieutenant Common Scott Howell has joined the corporate as a Senior Advisor.
Lieutenant Common Scott Howell retired from the USA Air Power in August 2021 after a 34-year profession throughout which he held quite a lot of positions of management, together with most just lately as commander of the Joint Particular Operations Command (JSOC), Fort Bragg, North Carolina, from July 2018 to June 2021.
In his position at JSOC, Lt Gen. Howell oversaw army operations throughout a number of theaters, and was chargeable for the readiness and mission execution of highly-specialized army forces of the Army, Navy, Air Power, and Marines. Earlier than JSOC, he served because the Vice Commander of U.S. Particular Operations Command with a deal with organizing, coaching, and equipping greater than 70,000 U.S. Particular Operations personnel working in additional than 85 international locations. On this position he led acquisition, budgeting, programming, and monetary processes for USSOCOM with the army providers, Joint Employees, and Workplace of the Secretary of Protection.
Previous to serving because the USSOCOM Vice Commander, he commanded all NATO particular operations forces in Afghanistan because the Commanding Common of NATO Particular Operations Element Command-Afghanistan and Particular Operations Joint Job Power-Afghanistan.
“I’m excited to affix such a proficient staff of downside solvers that has been defining the state-of-the-art for autonomy during the last 20 years,” stated Common Howell. “I’m wanting ahead to serving to the staff win in commercializing a know-how that has the potential to revolutionize our financial system.”
“We’re really honored to have Common Howell becoming a member of the Pronto staff,” stated Anthony Levandowski, Co-Founder and CEO of Pronto. “The management expertise and strategic acumen that he brings from having led the world’s most profitable and elite army forces will assist us speed up the deployment of Pronto’s know-how, which is uniquely working totally autonomously in actual world settings at this time.”
All through his adorned profession, Common Howell’s a number of instructions included a squadron, group, joint particular operations air part, particular operations wing and particular operations activity power.
Amongst his a number of senior workers positions on the Air Power Employees and USSOCOM Employees, Lt Gen Howell additionally served as Deputy Director of Particular Operations and Counterterrorism for the Joint Employees.
Common Howell was commissioned by way of the U.S. Air Power Academy in 1987, and earned Grasp’s Levels from the Air Command & Employees Faculty and the Nationwide Warfare Faculty. He’s a profession particular operations helicopter pilot and deployed extensively with expertise in Iraq, Kuwait, Bosnia, Haiti, Kosovo, Mozambique, Syria, Yemen, Libya, Somalia, Djibouti and Afghanistan. He’s a command pilot with 2,600 hours of flight time throughout six distinctive air platforms.
Pronto is an autonomous and security know-how firm based and led by a staff of trade pioneers who’ve been on the forefront of a very powerful advances in AV and robotics for the final 15+ years. Based in 2018, Pronto was the primary, and stays the one, firm whose know-how has efficiently accomplished a coast-to-coast autonomous drive and not using a single human driver enter. Study extra about Pronto at www.pronto.ai
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