After hiring a bunch of experienced engineers who are well versed with autonomous car, EVs, and the overall platform, Apple has now hired Rónán Ó Braonáin, who previously used to work as the Director of Engineering at Reviver.
Reviver is known for making the “world’s first digital license plate”: Slate. The digital license plate, apart from being digital, is able to automatically pay for toll charges and parking fees, keep a maintenance record of your vehicle, monitor its location and more.
Rónán was hired by Apple back in August, and he works there as a ‘Secret Agent’ for one of Apple’s Special Projects.
Before Apple and Reviver, Rónán worked as the CTO of Vision Fleet for a year where he single-handedly built a software to manage a fleet of EVs and extract data from them. Rónán had also worked at BMW under different roles for nearly 5.5 years.
It is almost a given that Apple has hired Rónán to work on the Apple Car. His expertise with digital number plates and software to manage EVs should come in handy for the company.