Olaf Pfeiffer

Embedded Systems Academy

Olaf Pfeiffer studied technical computer science at the Cooperative University in Karlsruhe. He is one of the founders of the Embedded Systems Academy. Together with his partners, he wrote the books 'Embedded Networking with CAN and CANopen' and 'Implementing Scalable CAN Security with CANcrpt'. He is a regular speaker at the international CAN Conferences and other events and has written several articles about CAN security. Olaf is chairman of the CiA standardization group that defines how CANopen is used in special purpose vehicles (including police cars, taxis) and for automotive accessories.