Emerging Technologies That Matter: Encouraging Moonshot Thinking
Astro Teller, Google [x]
September 23, 2014 | EmTech
A fireside chat with Astro Teller, Captain of Moonshots with the famed Google [x] organization.
Astro Teller, Captain of Moonshots, Google [x]
Astro Teller currently oversees Google[x], Google's moonshot lab for creating magical, audaciously impactful ideas that can be brought to reality through science and technology. Before joining Google, he was the co-founding CEO of Cerebellum Capital Inc., an investment management firm whose investments are continuously designed, executed, and improved by a software system based on techniques from statistical machine learning. He was also the cofounding CEO of BodyMedia Inc., a leading wearable body monitoring company. Prior to starting BodyMedia, he was cofounding CEO of SANDbOX AD, an advanced development technology incubator. Before becoming a business executive, he taught at Stanford University and was an engineer and researcher for Phoenix Laser Technologies, Stanford's Center for Integrated Systems and The Carnegie Group Inc.
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