Dmitri Dolgov, Waymo

Dmitri Dolgov, CTO & VP Engineering Waymo.
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Dmitri Dolgov, CTO & VP Engineering Waymo.

Dmitri Dolgov is the chief technology officer and vice president of engineering at Waymo, a self-driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy to move people and things around.

Dolgov is one of the original members of the Google self-driving car project, which became Waymo in 2016. In his role at Waymo, Dolgov leads the development of all self-driving hardware and software. Prior to Waymo, he worked on self-driving cars at Toyota and at Stanford as part of Stanford's DARPA Urban Challenge team. In 2008 he was named one of "AI's 10 to Watch — the Future of AI" by IEEE Intelligent Systems magazine.

Dolgov received his BS and MS in physics and math from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Michigan.