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Tesla Suffers Key Executive Departure

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Aug. 26, 2019—Tesla's head of Autopilot software, Stuart Bowers, has left the automaker, reported Electrek.

Bowers left during a restructuring of the Autopilot team. Bowers has joined the venture capital firm Greylock as an Executive in Residence. Before joining Tesla in 2018, he was a software executive at Snap.

According to the report, among the people being promoted, Milan Kovac, a software engineer who held several positions on Tesla’s Autopilot team over the last 3 years, has been promoted to director of Autopilot software engineering at Tesla.

Several other senior Autopilot engineers have been let go and others promoted as part of this restructuring. 

 

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