Jul 20, 2016
Sebastian Thrun is also a former Google Fellow and VP, and a Research Professor at Stanford University.
He has published over 370 scientific papers and 11 books, and he is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. Sebastian works on revolutionizing all of transportation, education, homes, and medical care.
Fast Company named Thrun the fifth most creative person in business, and Foreign Policy touted him Global Thinker #4.
At Stanford, Sebastian led the Thrun Lab in creating Google Streetview. Then, at Google, Sebastian founded Google X. He leveraged X to launch projects like the self-driving cars, Google Glass, indoor navigation, Google Brain, Project Wing and Project Loon.
At Udacity, his vision is to democratize higher education. Udacity stands for "we are audacious, for you, the student". His team created the notion of "nanodegrees" which empower people from all traits and ages to find employent in the tech industry.
Let’s listen into this remarkable thinker interviewed by legendary investor George Zachary at Startup Grind’s Global Conference.
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