Principal Safety Expert / Chief Operating Officer

at exida.com GmbH

Mr. Alexander Griessing joined exida in 2014 to work as a Principal Safety Expert with focus on automotive and semiconductor applications. With more than 20 years of experience in the specification, implementation and analysis of safety-related automotive systems and SoC, he supports leading semiconductor and automotive Tier1 companies worldwide through consulting, training, and as a functional safety assessor. Mr. Griessing also set up the exida Safety Systems (Shanghai) office in China and has expanded the exida automotive business throughout South-East Asia and North America. Since 2020 he holds the position of Chief Operating Officer at exida GmbH.

Mr. Griessing started his professional career in 1996 as a design engineer for DRAM and logic IC design at Siemens / Infineon Technologies. Since 2003 he led multiple large-scale automotive microcontroller and embedded software development projects in North America, Asia and Europe. At the same time he was responsible for functional safety management and safety analysis for automotive hardware and software design.

Mr. Griessing holds an M.S. degree (Diploma) in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University in Dresden, Germany. Since 2016 he is a certified functional safety expert (CFSE).