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April 5, 2021

Waymo CEO steps down to enjoy some free time

By MICHAEL LIEDTKE
AP Technology Writer

SAN RAMON, Calif. — The executive who steered the transformation of Google's self-driving car project into a separate company worth billions of dollars is stepping down after more than five years on the job.

John Krafcik announced his departure as CEO of Waymo, a company spun out from Google, in a Friday blog post that cited his desire to enjoy life as the world emerges from the pandemic.


 
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