Adrian Kipka received a Ph.D. in Satellite Geodesy from the Technical University of Darmstadt (TUD) in 2006. His primary interests are in the field of RTK positioning and GNSS/INS integration. Prior to joining Trimble he was working in the German Air Traffic Control (DFS) as Software Engineer. Adrian joined Trimble in May 2005 as Research and Development Engineer. From 2010 to 2016 he has been working as Engineering Manager in the field of GNSS/INS integration and post-processing products. Since 2016 he is leading Trimble's Safety Critical Systems Group responsible for Trimble automotive projects which are developed according to ISO26262 and ASPICE requirements.