Founder & CEO
Raquel Urtasun is Founder and CEO of Waabi, an AI company building the next generation of self-driving technology. Waabi is the culmination of Raquel’s 20-year career in AI and 10 years of experience building self-driving solutions. Raquel is also a Full Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto, a cofounder of the Vector Institute for AI, and the recipient of several high profile awards, including an NSERC EWR Steacie Award, two NVIDIA Pioneers of AI Awards, three Google Faculty Research Awards, an Amazon Faculty Research Award, two Best Paper Runner-up Prize Awards at CVPR in 2013 and 2017, and more. In 2018, Raquel was named Chatelaine Woman of the year and one of Toronto's top influencers by Adweek magazine.