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Meet Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America's
CORINNA ECKSTEIN

Careers - Corinna’s Story
 Passion For Propelling The Brand
Corinna’s Story
Passion For Propelling The Brand
Corinna studied mechatronics and started her career working for a Mercedes-Benz facility that was located in Germany. Corinna has enjoyed working with the company for her entire career, and when there was interest in autonomous vehicles in Silicon Valley, she was the first person sent to work on the project.
Careers - What Corinna Does
 Senior Engineer, Autonomous Vehicle Systems
What Corinna Does
Senior Engineer, Autonomous Vehicle Systems
Corinna works with the Testing Team to review the software that makes vehicles drive themselves. Corinna predicts potential problems before her team test drives vehicles. She was one of the first people to drive an autonomous car off the lot, and she takes pleasure in creating the systems that enable this innovative technology.
 
 
“To be successful here, you don’t necessarily have to be a car enthusiast, but you have to be proactive.”
 
“To be successful here, you don’t necessarily have to be a car enthusiast, but you have to be proactive.”
 
 
“It helps when you’re creative and passionate about your area of expertise. We need experts on pretty much all aspects of autonomous driving.”
 
“It helps when you’re creative and passionate about your area of expertise. We need experts on pretty much all aspects of autonomous driving.”