Tesla’s most recent Autopilot software head has left the company after just five months on the job.
Chris Lattner had previously worked at Apple for more than a decade, joined Tesla in January as head software engineer overseeing development of the electric cars’ Autopilot active-safety systems.
Tesla confirmed that “Chris just wasn’t the right fit for Tesla, and we’ve decided to make a change,”
Also Chris Lattner resound Tesla in his own statement on Twitter after departing the automaker.
“Turns out that Tesla isn’t a good fit for me after all, I’m interested to hear about interesting roles for a seasoned engineering leader!”
So, after Chris Lattner Tesla hired Stanford University professor, Andrej Karpathy, who will take over as the company’s director of artificial intelligence and Autopilot Vision.
He previously worked for OpenAI, where he researched the areas of deep learning in computer vision, generative modeling and reinforcement learning.His deep learning course he created at Stanford University is one of the original curricula in the field and remains highly respected to this day.