Bryan Salesky is CEO and co-founder of Argo AI, which formed in 2016 to build self-driving technology to provide a safer, more affordable, and accessible way for people to get around. Salesky is passionate about incorporating promising robotics technology into products and systems that will improve safety and productivity while enhancing people’s lives.
Before Argo AI, Salesky joined the Google self-driving car team in 2011 to continue to push toward making self-driving cars a reality. While at Google, Salesky was responsible for the development and manufacture of Google’s hardware portfolio which included self-driving sensors, computers, and several vehicle development programs.
While at Carnegie Mellon University’s National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC), Salesky managed a portfolio of the center’s largest commercial programs, including autonomous mining trucks for Caterpillar. In 2007, Salesky led software engineering for Tartan Racing, Carnegie Mellon’s winning entry in the DARPA Urban Challenge. Salesky graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering.