Florian Friedl is Group Leader for automotive business at Hamamatsu Photonics Deutschland GmbH. After completing his apprenticeship in IT engineering at Siemens and his studies of Physical Engineering in Munich, he worked for an automotive OEM before he joined Hamamatsu Photonics in 2012. Together with his team, he is responsible for the automotive business in Germany and Eastern Europe.

Florian has successfully managed several innovative automotive projects from R&D to SOP, through to mass production. One of his current focus points is the automotive LiDAR market where he has built up an expertise in a range of different sensor technologies.

As a leader in the optoelectronic field, Hamamatsu Photonics has a broad range of different sensor technologies and is therefore an independent partner offering a variety of different techniques and technologies for a wide range of applications.