Tekedra N. Mawakana is the co-CEO of Waymo, an autonomous driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to get where they’re going.
As co-CEO, Tekedra oversees Waymo’s strategy as the company safely scales its technology—the Waymo Driver—and its benefits for safety and convenience to more people.
Tekedra has more than two decades of experience advising consumer technology companies on how to advance their business interests around the world and is an expert in navigating complex high-profile issues.
Tekedra previously served as COO of Waymo. Prior to Waymo, Tekedra led global teams across five continents at eBay, Yahoo, AOL and Startec. She started her career at the DC-based law firm Steptoe & Johnson LLP.
Tekedra received her JD from Columbia Law School and her BA with honors from Trinity College.
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