April 1, 2019
Zoox is thrilled to welcome Amy Vernetti as our Chief People Officer. Amy was previously the Director of Leadership Recruiting for the Moonshots and Bets at Alphabet. We are excited to have her onboard as we continue to scale. Welcome to Zoox, Amy!
Jan 14, 2019
Zoox Welcomes Aicha Evans as CEO
“I’m thrilled to be joining Zoox. The mobility industry is approaching a major inflection point, and Zoox has set itself apart from entrenched players as the only company creating a solution purpose-built to meet the needs of a fully autonomous future. I look forward to helping the company’s exceptionally talented team continue to grow as we unlock more technical and commercial milestones.” Welcome to Zoox, Aicha!
Dec 21, 2018
CPUC Permit Granted!
We are proud to announce that Zoox is the first company the California Public Utilities Commission has approved to operate an autonomous ride service for members of the public. This is an important milestone on our pathway to deploying a fully autonomous service.
Dec 10, 2018
Zoox at NeurIPS 2018
As part of the 32nd Annual NeurIPS conference on artificial intelligence in Montreal, Zoox’s Sarah Tariq, Director of Computer Vision and Ekaterina Taralova, Senior Software Engineer, Simulation, presented at the workshop on Machine Learning for Intelligent Transportation Systems. Our talk focused on Zoox’s advanced perception and simulation technology – featuring results, learnings, and video footage from recent work. Check out a video that highlights some interesting, fully autonomous driving scenarios in downtown San Francisco via the below link.
Sept 18, 2018
Zoox @ Global Climate Action Summit
Zoox is committed to creating sustainable mobility. We were proud to drive progress in green technology at the Global Climate Action Summit by committing to the Step Up 2020 Declaration, driving autonomously across SF, and showcasing our tech at the Zero Emissions Vehicle event.
July 30, 2018
Zoox in Wonderland!
When the clock struck midnight on July 29, Zoox celebrated its fourth anniversary in Wonderful fashion. Cheers to the friends and family who support us on our journey for sharing the moment with us.
Zoox Turns Four
In July 2014, Tim Kentley-Klay came to California to start Zoox with Jesse Levinson and a handful of troublemakers. Today, Zoox has grown to a crew of over 500 change makers with vehicles driving autonomously all over the valley. Cheers to the most talented yet wild team there is!
June 19, 2018
Zoox @ CVPR
Stop by the Zoox booth at the Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) to see the latest in our software, sensors and driving capabilities. You’ll also get to meet a great team of talented engineers. If you’re a talented engineer who can’t make it to CVPR 2018, check out our open positions to connect with us.
June 11, 2018
Another amazing talent joins our team – we welcome Brijesh Tripathi to Zoox as VP of Advanced Hardware Engineering. Hailing from Tesla, Apple and Nvidia, Brijesh’s expertise will be put to work to develop the next-generation hardware required to enable autonomous driving.
May 11, 2018
Auto Drive From Stanford
To SF Done
Fully autonomous driving was what we were founded to pioneer. Today, Zoox exhibited this with an autonomous drive departing our startup garage on SLAC, driving on 280 to our HQ in Foster City, then on to our office in downtown SF. Over an hour long drive with zero interventions, amazing work by the team.
January 24, 2018
Zoox CEO, Tim Kentley-Klay, Sits Before The U.S. Senate On Self Driving Cars
The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held a field hearing on emerging automotive innovations. Industry leaders, including Zoox founder Tim Kentley-Klay, talked about the opportunities and challenges with self-driving and electric vehicle technology, associated safety concerns, and the potential impact of federal regulations. (Credit: CSPAN)
July 31, 2017
Merging Simulation & Reality
At SIGGRAPH 2017, Tim showed how Zoox uses next generation simulation and advanced neural networks to train its driving A.I. See how Zoox uses synthetic environments to test and validate its software and then transfers those learnings to real-world driving.