Owen Chen

Owen Chen

Senior principal analyst

Owen Chen is a senior principal analyst at S&P Global who leads autonomous driving research in China.

Owen specializes in the areas of autonomous driving strategy and roadmap, mobility and sensor technology. Complementary research includes technical topics, regulation and legislation, and the growth of new and emerging technologies into markets. He has extensive experience in developing autonomous driving strategies to international and local OEMs, major automotive suppliers and tech companies.

Prior to joining S&P Global, Owen worked for Daimler China as senior manager deputy and project manager in automated driving & vehicle safety development, leading the 1st generation of Mercedes-Benz SAE L3 automated driving project (Drive Pilot) for MB S-class and EQS-class in China market. Before the experience at Daimler, Owen worked on vehicle safety development at ZF tech center.

Owen is studying the master of engineering management in Tsinghua University.

Key Expertise: Automated driving strategy and road map, Functional evaluation and testing of ADAS performance, product and project management, ADAS technical benchmarking, automated driving legislation & market access.