May 9, 2024

Alex Foessel on SAE Tomorrow Today Podcast

SAE International is the leader in connecting and educating mobility professionals to enable safe, clean, and accessible mobility solutions.

SAE is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial vehicle industries. Our core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. At our core, we champion diverse collaboration across companies and borders that embodies our dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI)

SAE Tomorrow Today is a Podcast that deals with the way we work, live, shop, move and play is transforming life to be better, safer, easier. Mobility is at the center of it all. Host Grayson Brulte talks with the engineers, CEOs, strategists, and subject-matter experts innovating on the ground, in the air and everything in between.

Alex was invited to the podcast to talk about his experience as a former rancher in Patagonia. Alex understands the challenges facing the ag market and is working to advance safety and integrity in off-road autonomy.

As Managing Partner of Balanced Engineering, Alex and his team support the production and commercialization of highly automated off-road equipment though a proven safety case framework and certification process — getting great ideas to the ag market sooner. With experts in Iowa, Pennsylvania and Brazil, the company is maximizing productivity in agriculture through the integration of automation and AI.

To learn more, we sat down with Alex to discuss the challenges facing the ag market, the importance of safety, and how off-road ag technology will evolve over the next decade.

Listen to SAE Tomorrow Today in the player below.

Alex Foessel