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, US
Waymo was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Mountain View, US

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Key People/Management at Waymo

Tawni Nazario-Cranz

Tawni Nazario-Cranz

Chief People Officer
John Krafcik

John Krafcik

Gerard Dwyer

Gerard Dwyer

Dmitri Dolgov

Dmitri Dolgov

VP Engineering
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Waymo Office Locations

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

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Founding Date

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 Online and Social Media Presence

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Waymo News and Updates

Global L4 and L5 Autonomous Driving Sensor Innovations Report 2019 Featuring Audi, Jaguar, Volkswagen, Waymo

DUBLIN, Sept. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Breakthrough Sensor Innovations in L4 and L5 Autonomous Driving" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This research study aims to provide an in-depth view of the technologies which will enable L4 and L5 autonomous driving...

Waymo eyes deploying self-driving technology in trucking -CEO Krafcik

Waymo is exploring deploying its self-driving technology in the trucking industry, CEO John Krafcik said on Thursday, as it works with industry partners to seize a commercial opportunity from a looming shortage of human drivers.

GM, Lyft, Waymo want to be allowed to remove driver controls on autonomous cars

Notably absent from the comments was Tesla, which has been very public about its aspirations for testing and deploying autonomous vehicles.

Waymo urges U.S. to 'promptly' remove barriers to self-driving cars

Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Google parent Alphabet Inc, on Thursday urged the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to "promptly" remove regulatory barriers for cars without steering wheels and brake pedals.

Waymo Gives Away Free Self-Driving Training Data -- But With Restrictions

Waymo, the self-driving leader, has released a free library of tagged "training data" to help a self-driving car learn to understand the world. That's great, but this set is only for academics, it comes with licencing rules that prevent other companies from making use of it.

Waymo open-sources data set for autonomous vehicle multimodal sensors

Waymo has open-sourced the Waymo Open Dataset, calling it the largest corpus for autonomous vehicle multimodal sensors released to date.
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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 Tawni Nazario-Cranz, John Krafcik and Gerard Dwyer.

  • Who are Waymo competitors?

    Competitors of Waymo include Argo AI, Cruise Automation and Tesla.

  • Where is Waymo headquarters?

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

  • Where are Waymo offices?

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

  • How many offices does Waymo have?

    Waymo has 5 offices.