Dr. Richard Ahlfeld

Dr. Richard Ahlfeld is CEO and Founder of Monolith, a no-code AI platform used by the world’s leading automotive, aerospace and industrial engineering teams from Siemens and Honeywell to Rolls-Royce and BMW. Dr. Ahlfeld received his PhD in Aerospace Engineering and Data Science from Imperial College. He has been recognised across academia and industry including being named to MIT Technology Review’s Top 10 Innovators under 35, invited as a Research Engineer to NASA where he worked on the Mars rocket, and recognised as an Automotive News Europe ‘Rising Star’.

Through his leadership, Monolith received Series A funding in 2021 and was named one of the UK’s top 100 start-ups. The company was named by Gartner as a Cool Vendor in AI in Automotive, has been featured in Forbes magazine and won the coveted Automotive Testing Technology International ‘Crash Test Innovation of the Year’ award.