We Do Self-Driving Cars
Every minute, 2.4 people lose their lives on the world's roads
Individuals with a disability in the US have difficulty accessing the transportation they need
The average driver spends 80 minutes each day commuting — the equivalent of 14 days a year!
Chris UrmsonChief Executive Officer
Chris has 19 years of experience in self-driving technology. He helped found, led and later served as Chief Technology Officer for self-driving cars at Alphabet. Prior, Chris was a faculty member at Carnegie Mellon University, and helped win the 2007 DARPA Urban Challenge. He has a Ph.D. in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon.
Sterling AndersonChief Product Officer
Sterling has been developing self-driving technology for the better part of the last decade, starting with the creation of MIT's Intelligent Co-Pilot in 2007. Sterling led the design, development, and launch of the award-winning Tesla Model X and served as the Director of Tesla’s Autopilot Programs. Sterling holds a Ph.D. in Robotics from MIT.
Drew BagnellChief Technical Officer
Drew has worked for 18 years at the intersection of machine learning and robotics with expertise in self-driving cars, imitation and reinforcement learning, planning, and computer vision. He is an associate professor at CMU's Robotics Institute. Drew was a founding member at both Carnegie Robotics and Uber's Advanced Technology Center.
Clarity of purpose, a humbling body of collective experience, and a permeating motivation to deliver: these infuse each day at Aurora with a palpable energy, and make me excited to do my best work.
AstaPerception Engineer,SF Bay Area
The first time I watched an Aurora vehicle drive itself, I felt thrilled— we are going to change people's lives! Aurora is an adventure, and the weeks fly by as we advance in solving one of the biggest challenges in robotics and transportation.
CamHardware Engineer,SF Bay Area
The team is packed with experience, allowing us to solve challenging problems confidently and move extremely quickly towards our goal of creating a flexible self driving platform that can be implemented easily by our partners.
SuzanneVP of Technical Operations,SF Bay Area
Our leadership team is transparent and intentional. We sweat the small stuff to ensure we live Aurora's values. I'm as proud of the culture we're building as I am of the impact our technology will have.