skip to Main Content
About Us | Sonatus

Automotive software company with a mission to accelerate automotive innovation

We are a technology company that is a leading provider of automotive software solutions. Our software suite, adopted by leading automotive companies and their suppliers, supports them to innovate faster. By integrating our products and solutions into their vehicles, our customers can deliver new features, unlock new revenue streams, improve reliability, achieve predictive maintenance, capture valuable data and improve the automotive experience for their customers.

Adopting solutions from automobile software companies like Sonatus can accelerate the shift to software defined vehicles and enable car manufacturers to focus their engineering resources on differentiating features for their customers.

Our Values

We lead future innovation

We are committed to be a leading provider of software products for the automotive industry. Our research and innovation into world class automotive software and cloud software makes working at Sonatus an inspiring choice for our employees.

We drive for customer success

We understand the goals and requirements of our automotive industry customers, and how we complement their teams. Our focus is ensuring business success for our customers as they shift to software defined vehicles.

We execute on our commitments

We pride ourselves on strong execution and delivering on our milestones. We deliver engineering solutions that automotive companies can use now and also scale into the future.

We practice inclusive collaboration

We collaborate with inclusion to get the best ideas from our diverse team of talented individuals to drive the future of automotive technology.

Why choose Sonatus

Innovation. Creativity. Teamwork.

We work closely with the automotive industry, spanning OEM customers, and their Tier 1 suppliers to succeed collaboratively. Our team’s years of expertise comes from industry leaders in complex industries ranging from the automotive industry, data centers, semiconductors, to services and software development.

Automotive technology and automotive software solutions can help accelerate future innovations for cars and trucks.

software-defined technologies expertise

Sonatus is a global leader due to our unparalleled expertise in pioneering software-defined technologies in the IT/data center and automotive world. Our engineering team has delivered software products and services at scale into many markets. We are bringing that same expertise to software-defined vehicles.

Our automotive software solutions benefit cars, trucks and vehicles across the market to deliver new capabilities.

Two generations of technology in volume production

Sonatus is a proven supplier to car manufacturers: our technology is in production on the road today in over a million vehicles and counting. Our innovative vehicle platform is used in fully electric vehicles as well as conventional gasoline engines, ensuring efficiency, scalability, and protecting safety systems.

Our years of experience in software solutions, connected car software, and agile development processes can support automotive software innovation.

Agile development, collaborative

As an automotive software company, we work closely with our OEM customers, their Tier 1s, and silicon suppliers to ensure our agile development methods complement their existing development processes.

Awards & recognition

Industry accolades

Forbes 2023 America's Best Startup Employers
CES Innovation Award 2022
AutoTech Breakthrough Award 2022
Our Leadership

Sonatus executive team

Jeff Chou, CEO & Co-Founder
Jeff Chou
CEO & Co-Founder
Yu Fang, CTO & Co-Founder
Yu Fang
CTO, Chief Product Officer, & Co-Founder
John Heinlein, Ph.D, Chief Marketing Officer
John Heinlein, Ph.D
Chief Marketing Officer
Marco Di Benedetto
Marco Di Benedetto
Vice President of Engineering
Wallie Leung, Head of Business Development
Wallie Leung
Head of Business Development
Kathleen Pearl, Head of Partner & Strategic Alliances
Kathleen Pearl
Head of Partner and Strategic Alliances
Alison Lam, Head of Operations
Alison Lam
Head of Operations
Jocelyn Baxter
Jocelyn Baxter
Head of Human Resources

Backed by leading investors

The experience of our leading investors spans vehicles, subsystems, semiconductors, and manufacturing, bringing key expertise and support to Sonatus. Automotive technology is accelerating the pace of the digital transformation of vehicles. Backed by our investors, Sonatus’s unique expertise in software defined vehicles and strong industry traction make us an ideal partner to support automotive companies across the world navigate the challenging journey.


Careers at Sonatus

Join our team and help shape the future of software-defined vehicles.

Explore careers

Latest news and insights

Jeff and Yu win 2024 SDV Innovator awards
From our Blog

Sonatus wins two 2024 MotorTrend SDV Innovator Awards

Last night in Las Vegas, coincident with the 2024 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Sonatus senior executives were honored to receive,…
Press Releases

Sonatus Introduces Updater For Comprehensive Vehicle Software xOTA Management

SUNNYVALE, Calif., January 4, 2024 – Sonatus, a leading automotive software company accelerating the transition to software-defined vehicles (SDVs), today…
Press Releases

Sonatus raises $75 million round to accelerate vehicle software innovation

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – December 7, 2022 – Sonatus, a leading automotive software company that is accelerating vehicle innovation towards software-defined vehicles, today announced it has raised $75 million in a second round of funding.
Press Releases

Sonatus Automator Named “Connected Car Innovation of the Year” by AutoTech Breakthrough

Sonatus, a leading automotive software company accelerating the transition to software-defined vehicles (SDVs), today announced that Sonatus Automator has been named “Connected Car Innovation Of The Year” in the fourth annual AutoTech Breakthrough Awards.

Our locations

Sunnyvale, CA

Detroit, MI

Shanghai, China

Paris, France

Munich, Germany

Bangalore, India

Dublin, Ireland

Milan, Italy

Tokyo, Japan

Seoul, Korea

Krakow, Poland

Wrocław, Poland

Taipei, Taiwan

Back To Top