After competing as a student for Virginia Tech in the 2004 and 2005 DARPA Grand Challenges, Michael Fleming founded Torc to save lives through the commercialization of self-driving technology. In 2007, Torc developed its first-generation self-driving software stack for team Victor Tango which crossed the finish line in 3rd place. Since then, Fleming has led Torc in deploying its technology across the trucking, automotive, transit, mining and defense industries.
In his 12+ years at Torc, Andrew has been instrumental in guiding the strategy towards the commercialization of autonomous vehicles. He believes the fastest way to successful implementation is through collaboration, purposeful partnerships across a variety of markets and identifying industries that share Torc's mission of saving lives
Michael is an original member of the Torc Robotics Team dating back to the 2007 DARPA Urban Challenge and has been a part of Torc since our inception. As the principal engineering leader, Michael is responsible for all aspects of Torc's Autonomous Vehicle development and is a transformational leader who understands that our people are the key to Torc’s success.
Ben is one of the founding members of Torc and is responsible for driving innovation that guides Torc’s long-term focus. In his time here, he has worked closely with our counterparts across the globe and has helped develop a talented team of engineers who are not afraid to confront challenge.
In 2020, John joined Torc to lead the corporate operational safety and mission assurance focus for Autonomous Vehicle Testing and On-Road Operations. John has over 36 years of experience in government and civil service related to safety, quality assurance and aerospace engineering. His services includes time with NASA, the Federal Aviation Administration, and more.
Amy joined Torc in 2019 and is excited to contribute towards making the roads safer while overseeing our legal and compliance matters. She has provided counsel to numerous technology companies over the years and enjoys the challenges involved in bringing new technologies to market.
After consulting with Torc for over a year, Eddie Amos was called out of retirement to join the leadership team at Torc as Chief Transformation Officer. He will draw on his 35 years of leadership experience to lead Torc's transition to a product-focused organization
Jane is the former vice president of marketing and communications for GE Digital and for Luna Innovations. She brings decades of experience in global customer marketing, product marketing, revenue marketing, and marketing communications to Torc, where she joins an executive team focused on commercializing self-driving trucks.