We’re bringing a history of automotive experience into the future of autonomous mobility.
The Miami experience: A look into Ford's self-driving future - Working in collaboration with our partner, Argo AI, Ford is testing self-driving vehicles in Pittsburgh, Palo Alto, Miami, Washington, D.C., and now Detroit. You never know, we may be coming to your city next! Check out our “Miami Experience” video to learn more about one of the pilots that we’re working on.
Working in collaboration with our partner, Argo AI, Ford is testing self-driving vehicles in Pittsburgh, Palo Alto, Miami, Washington, D.C., and now Detroit. You never know, we may be coming to your city next! Check out our “Miami Experience” video to learn more about one of the pilots that we’re working on.
Our People - A look into our culture and our mission.
Karen Langona, AV TaaS Manager
Karen’s team of software engineers creates digital assets for our AV services. Her team ran our Miami pilots with Domino’s Pizza, and developed the Rider App and other systems used for Miami ride-hail pilots. Karen started her career in academia, teaching at University of Michigan, but her passion for new applications in technology and business brought her to the AV, LLC.
Doron Elliott, Digital Experience Software Manager
Doron leads our software developers in redefining the autonomous transportation experience. His team is responsible for setting our digital direction. As a Detroit native and Downtown resident, Doron likes to bike to work. He’s been working in the automotive industry for over 15 years, and is excited by the new opportunities of autonomy.
Bess Anderson, Product Owner - Moving Goods
Bess has a background in Anthropology and Human-Computer Interaction. As a UX Product Owner, she uses these combined skills to direct product strategy from concept to launch. She enjoys the multidisciplinary team atmosphere she’s found at the AV LLC. Bess is involved in southeast Michigan’s bicycle community, and volunteers at her local Farmer’s Market bicycle repair stand.
Shashwat Patel, Business Strategy Manager
When Shashwat left his banking job in San Francisco to join our Business Strategy team, he was pleasantly surprised by how much he loved Detroit. Moving to the city and working on the future of mobility has given him a lot of Detroit pride. Shashwat keeps a pulse on partnership opportunities and strategizes cities for our vehicles to operate in.
Dave Sanabria. AV Marketing Director
Dave oversees our brand and AV customer experience, thinking through people’s passions and pain points to curate the customer journey. He grew up in Corktown, the downtown neighborhood of our Detroit office and he’s happy to be back home working on the future. He loves BMX’ing on his 5’ ramp in his garage and spending time with his family in the Motor City.
Bo Wu, AV Platform Systems Engineer
Bo has always worked on cutting edge vehicle engineering concepts—from the earliest days of electric drive, to driver-assist technology that helps keep people safe. She’s motivated to innovate ways to change the future of safety and sustainability, and considers herself lucky to be working toward these goals.
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We’re bringing automotive experts and technology innovators together. We work and play in Detroit (MI), Dearborn (MI), and Palo Alto (CA).
Ford Motor Company will modernize and transform its nearly 70-year old Dearborn facilities and make it a better place to work.
In Corktown, we are creating an innovation hub in an urban setting that will shape the future of transportation.
Ford Greenfield Labs, Palo Alto is focused on bringing the best of Silicon Valley to accelerate Smart Vehicles for a Smart World.