Tesla Suffers Key Executive Departure
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.