Per Johannessen is a Technology Specialist for Functional Safety within Volvo Group and currently work as Chief Project Manager implementing the ISO 26262 standard. Before coming to Volvo Group, Per had a similar role within Volvo Cars introducing the ISO 26262 standard. Since 2006 Per has been an expert in the ISO committee responsible for the ISO 26262 standard and led the work of introducing trucks, buses and trailers into the standard. He is currently the project leader for Part 7 of the standard. Per has Master of Science degrees from Chalmers University of Technology and Georgia Institute of Technology and a PhD from Chalmers University of Technology within Computer Engineering.