Tolga Kurtoglu is CEO at PARC. Research in SSL focuses on artificial intelligence, machine learning, control, planning, optimization, and high performance analytics for a variety of cyber-physical system applications serving Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), CAD/CAM, Transportation, Energy, and Aerospace and Defense sectors.

Tolga leads the SSL team to create innovation and enterprise level business impact by applying leading edge scientific and technical solutions to solve complex real-world problems. He has served in various leadership roles at PARC focusing on product strategy and technology commercialization to manage transition of new technologies from an R&D output to production quality software systems and services. Prior to his work with PARC, he worked as a researcher at NASA Ames Research Center and as a mechanical design engineer and group lead at Dell Corporation.