We got our start in the defense industry and continue to work to make life safer and more efficient for the automotive industry and beyond.


We got our start in the defense industry

using high speed sensors for active protection systems, saving lives.


PreAct Technologies spun-off as a standalone company

inspired by DARPA technology for the civilian market, and focused on automotive collision detection


PreAct Technologies came out of stealth mode

at CES 2019 and begins work with multiple OEMs and Tier Ones on ADAS and pre-crash applications.


Seed Funding Round

Sony Innovation Fund participated.


Awarded Top Honors and $1 million

investment from Luminate.


Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Services USA partners with PreAct to

commercialize advanced near-field sensing for usage-based insurance.
State Farm Ventures leads

PreAct’s $13 million Series A.


T30P Flash LiDAR Named 2022

Most Innovative Product of the Year


PreAct is awarded $14 million in Series B, led by I Squared Capital. The funding drives research & development and expansion into industrial and other
non-automotive applications.

PreAct attends CES 2023 and unveils the world’s first software-definable flash LiDAR in their Preact's product line.


PreAct acquires Gestoos,

a Barcelona-based company specializing in human gesture recognition technology.

Gestoo's awards, NTT DATA Selects Gestoos as Open Innovation Contest Champion.

Our Leadership

Experts in sensing and automotive with demonstrated track records of leading organizations through growth.

Paul Drysch
Founder & CEO

Paul has helped lead four previous automotive startups to successful exits.

Keith Brendley
Founder & Chairman

Keith is an experienced founder and leader, having created and run Artis Corp. for 20+ years.

Kurt Brendley
Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder

Kurt is an automotive veteran having worked as an engineer and product planner at multiple car companies.

James Dawson
Chief Revenue Officer

James brings 25+ years experience in vehicle hardware, software, service solutions, onboard vehicle systems, and cloud-based service delivery.

Awards & Recognition

A few of the more than a dozen awards recognizing our trailblazing technology.

WINNERT30P Flash LiDAR Named 2022 Most Innovative Product of the Year at Sensors Converge 2022

2020Tech Crunch Disrupt Mobility Startup Finalist

2019Named a “Top Disruptor” by SBD Automotive in their CES 2019 Event Report

WINNERBest ADAS or Autonomous
Product / Service

WINNERCompany of the Year$1M Prize Awarded

Our Investors