Tekedra Mawakana Biography

Tekedra Mawakana is the Chief Operating Officer at Waymo, formerly called the Google Self-Driving Car Project, a self-driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to get where they’re going.

As COO, Mawakana oversees business strategy, operations, business development, global public policy, public affairs, marketing, communications, and corporate social responsibility. She is responsible for ensuring Waymo’s transformational technology is commercialized and widely adopted.

Before becoming Waymo's COO in September of 2019, Mawakana served as Waymo's Chief External Officer (CXO) from May 2018 to September 2019 and Global Head of Policy from March 2017 to April 2018.

Mawakana has more than two decades of experience advising some of the best-known consumer technology companies on how to advance their business interests around the world and is an expert in navigating complex high-profile issues. She began her career focused on transactions within the regulated technology and telecom industries, and has served as a trusted advisor to CEOs navigating growth and risk-mitigation strategies. Mawakana was responsible for ensuring the successful launch of Waymo’s first commercial service, Waymo One, in December 2018.

Prior to Waymo, Mawakana led global teams at eBay, Yahoo, AOL, and Startec Global Communications. She started her career at the law firm Steptoe & Johnson LLP.

Mawakana is an active, social impact-focused angel investor, and currently serves on the Board of Industry Leaders for the Consumer Technology Association, and as a member of the Executive Committee on the Board of Saving Promise. Previously, she served as the Chairman of the Board of the Internet Association, and on the Global Network Initiative’s Board of Directors. In 2019, Mawakana was recognized as one of the most influential women in corporate America by Savoy magazine. She was named a Visionary Leader by ALM and InsideCounsel in 2016 and a Tech Titan by Washingtonian magazine in 2015.

Mawakana holds a JD from Columbia Law School and a bachelor's degree with honors from Trinity College.

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Tekedra Mawakana is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Diversity, Black Heritage and Law. Please contact us for live or virtual event fee details. Tekedra Mawakana generally travels from Monte Sereno, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Ayanna Howard, R "Ray" Wang and Linda Bernardi. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Tekedra Mawakana for an upcoming event.

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How to book Tekedra Mawakana?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Tekedra Mawakana for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Tekedra Mawakana, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Tekedra Mawakana or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Tekedra Mawakana?

Booking fees for Tekedra Mawakana, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Tekedra Mawakana, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Tekedra Mawakana?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Tekedra Mawakana for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Tekedra Mawakana for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Tekedra Mawakana or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Tekedra Mawakana or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Tekedra Mawakana is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Diversity, Black Heritage and Law. Please contact us for live or virtual event fee details. Tekedra Mawakana generally travels from Monte Sereno, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Ayanna Howard, R "Ray" Wang and Linda Bernardi. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Tekedra Mawakana for an upcoming event.

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