Waymo is a self-driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to move around. The Company's goal is to improve transportation for people around the world, building on software and sensor technology. Waymo has achieved a fully self-driving trip on public roads, in a car without a steering wheel or pedals and continues to refine its technology through simulation testing. 

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Parent CompanyAlphabet
HQMountain View, CA, US
Cybersecurity ratingFMore
Waymo was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Waymo

Dmitri Dolgov

Dmitri Dolgov

Co-Chief Executive Officer
Tekedra Mawakana

Tekedra Mawakana

Co-Chief Executive Officer
Gerard Dwyer

Gerard Dwyer

Mauricio Peña

Mauricio Peña

Chief Safety Officer
Dan Chu

Dan Chu

Chief Product Officer
Becky Bucich

Becky Bucich

Chief People Officer
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Waymo Office Locations

Waymo has offices in Mountain View, Austin, Kirkland and Phoenix
Mountain View, CA, US (HQ)
1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy
Austin, TX, US
Austin, TX, USA
Kirkland, WA, US
Kirkland, WA, USA
Mountain View, CA, US
100 Mayfield Ave
Phoenix, AZ, US
Phoenix, AZ, USA
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Waymo Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$3 b


In total, Waymo had raised $3 b. Waymo is a subsidiary of Alphabet

Waymo Operating Metrics

Apr, 2014Jun, 2015Oct, 2016Jun, 2017Nov, 2017Feb, 2018Apr, 2018Jun, 2018Jul, 2018Jul, 2019

Miles Driven

700 k1 m2 m3 m4 m5 m6 m7 m8 m10 m

Miles per Disengagement

4.85 k7.53 k

Self-Driving Cars On Roads


Miles Driven in Simulation

10 b
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Waymo Cybersecurity Score

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Waymo Online and Social Media Presence

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Waymo News and Updates

Hexagon’s Annie Lien joins Waymo Forum on the Power of Mentorship for Women

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division announced Annie Lien, Director of Business Development for Autonomous Solutions, will be a featured guest at a #SelfDrivenWomen event on Thursday, July 1, 1p.m. – 2 p.m. EST. The virtual event is hosted by Waymo’s Head of State Policy and Government Affa…

A|I: The AI Times – Waymo gets way mo’ funding

The AI Times is a weekly newsletter covering the biggest AI, machine learning, big data, and automation news from around the globe. If you... The post A|I: The AI Times – Waymo gets way mo’ funding first appeared on BetaKit.

Scale.AI Launches Mapping Project; More On Pony.AI & Waymo

Scale has launched a new mapping tool/service offering for not just self-driving cars, but also for delivery companies. Also, Pony AI demonstrates taxi with no human safety driver in China, and Waymo shows Pride.

The Station: Waymo nabs more capital, Cruise taps a $5B credit line and hints about Argo’s future

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello and welcome back to The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways people and packages move (today and in the future) from P…

Alphabet’s Waymo raises massive $2.5B round to develop autonomous vehicles

Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo LLC unit today disclosed that it has raised $2.5 billion in funding from its parent company and a dozen outside investors to continue its efforts to deploy autonomous vehicles on public roads. The round brings the total amount of venture capital Waymo has received over the las…

Waymo, Alphabet’s self-driving arm, raises $2.5B in second external investment round

Waymo, Google’s former self-driving project that is now a business unit under Alphabet, said Wednesday it raised $2.5 billion in its second outside funding round. The company said in a blog post it will use the funds to continue growing Waymo Driver, its autonomous driving platform, and growing its …
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Waymo Blogs

Simulation City: Introducing Waymo's most advanced simulation system yet for autonomous driving

At Waymo, we use simulation to advance the Waymo Driver's abilities in several ways. We can amplify our number of real-world miles to accelerate our Driver’s learning, prepare for rare events, train new models, validate new software, and even evaluate how the Waymo Driver would have performed in act…

Why I Ride with Waymo: Sophia

Editor’s note: We first heard from Sophia on social media, where she’s been sharing fun videos of her Waymo One rides. We reached out to learn more about what intrigued her about Waymo in the first place and how autonomous driving technology has become a part of her everyday life (and sparked a new …

Waymo at CVPR 2021: Building the future of perception for autonomous vehicles

Starting this weekend, researchers, developers, and engineers from all over the world will gather virtually for the 2021 Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). As a pioneer in the autonomous driving space, Waymo will host and speak in multiple workshops presenting its recent r…

Transforming mobility with the confidence of world-class investors

As we build, deploy, and commercialize the Waymo Driver, it’s gratifying to see so much interest in being part of our journey to transform mobility, making it safer, more accessible, and more sustainable along the way. So we’re proud to announce our latest investment round of $2.5 billion, with part…

Beyond the bike lane: How we've built the Waymo Driver to share the road with cyclists

At Waymo, our team is more than engineers, designers, analysts, and autonomous specialists (what we call the trained human drivers behind the wheel) building the World’s Most Experienced Driver™. We are also cyclists, runners, equestrians, and active members of the communities in which we drive. So …

Waymo Via is working with J.B. Hunt to carry freight across Texas

Getting goods where they need to go safely and easily is at the heart of Waymo Via’s mission. We’ve been carrying freight for customers since 2018, when we completed our first commercial pilot with Google’s Data Centers, and have continued to haul goods on behalf of other Fortune 500 companies acros…
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Waymo Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Waymo founded?

    Waymo was founded in 2009.

  • Who are Waymo key executives?

    Waymo's key executives are Dmitri Dolgov, Tekedra Mawakana and Gerard Dwyer.

  • How many employees does Waymo have?

    Waymo has 2,435 employees.

  • Who are Waymo competitors?

    Competitors of Waymo include TuSimple, Volocopter and Bitsensing.

  • Where is Waymo headquarters?

    Waymo headquarters is located at 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View.

  • Where are Waymo offices?

    Waymo has offices in Mountain View, Austin, Kirkland and Phoenix.

  • How many offices does Waymo have?

    Waymo has 5 offices.