Chris Urmson

Co-Founder & CEO at Aurora Innovation; Former Director of Self-Driving Cars at Google

Chris Urmson Biography

Chris Urmson is an engineer known for his work pioneering self-driving car technology. He has previously worked with Alphabet on their self-driving car project and is CEO of the start-up company Aurora Innovation.

Urmson served as CTO on X, Google's self-driving car team, joining in 2009 and taking over from Sebastian Thrun as project lead in 2013. He was main engineer who built the code running Google’s autonomous software. Urmson left the company in 2016.

Urmson founded Aurora Innovation with Sterling Anderson, the former director of Tesla Autopilot and Drew Bagnell, Uber's former autonomy and perception lead. Aurora is a startup dedicated to driverless car software, data and hardware, though not the cars themselves. With Aurora, Urmson aims to apply machine learning to the motion planning and perception components of autonomy simultaneously.

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Chris Urmson Videos

Google Self-Driving Car Project | SXSW Interactive 2016
Chris Urmson: How a driverless car sees the road
Google Self-Driving Cars - Chris Urmson at European Zeitgeist 2011

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Chris Urmson Videos

Google Self-Driving Car Project | SXSW Interactive 2016
Chris Urmson: How a driverless car sees the road
Google Self-Driving Cars - Chris Urmson at European Zeitgeist 2011
Highlights: Google Self-Driving Cars - Chris Urmson at European

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