John Krafcik

CEO
Waymo

Zur Person

John Krafcik is the CEO of Waymo, a self-driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to move around. Under John's leadership, Google's self-driving car project became Waymo, an independent Alphabet Inc. company. Since then Waymo has test-driven the world’s first fleet of self-driving vehicles on public roads without a driver at the wheel, completed 10 million autonomous miles, and struck up partnerships with Jaguar Land Rover, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Lyft, Avis, AutoNation and more. In 2018, Waymo launched it’s commercial self-driving service, Waymo One, in Phoenix, Arizona. Prior to Waymo, John was president and CEO of Hyundai Motor America, and the chief engineer for the Ford Expedition.