Mario Haddad

Mario Haddad

Chief Product Officer

Mario’s engineering career started in the Aerospace and Defense industry and now spans over 22 years in the Automotive ADAS Industry. He has led multiple global engineering and product development organizations that have successfully launched PACE-awarded first-to-market ADAS products from concept to mass production. Prior to joining Spartan, Mario was a Global Product Line Director at Joyson Safety Systems and developed the AI-enabled Driver Monitoring System for GM’s Super Cruise in 2017. This PACE award winner revolutionized safe autonomous driving in the Automotive Industry. Prior to Joyson, Mario played a key managerial role at Valeo, launching and growing first-to-market Advance Driver Assistance products that won PACE awards, and the 2009 Best Technology of the Year Award by Popular Science Magazine (for Ford’s Active Park Assist.)  Mario’s technical expertise is complimented by his proven business acumen in innovating products that drive market growth and profitability.