Alphabet's Waymo hires Netflix, GM Cruise vet
Alphabet’s Waymo hires former Netflix exec Tawni Nazario-Cranz as its Chief People Officer.
Responsibilities will include hiring workers, shaping company culture, and diversity initiatives.
Nazario-Cranz’s work history includes Netflix, Bausch & Lomb, and GM’s Cruise self-driving unit.
Waymo, the previous Google self-driving undertaking that spun out to end up a business under Alphabet, has employed previous Netflix and Cruise Automation official Tawni Nazario-Cranz as its central individuals officer.
Nazario-Cranz will be in charge of enlisting specialists, molding the organization's way of life and decent variety activities. She will report specifically to Waymo CEO John Krafick. The official accompanies a long foundation in HR, including a 10-year stretch at Netflix, Bausch and Lomb and FedEd Kinko's. She was most as of late boss individuals officer at Cruise, GM's self-driving unit, a position she held for eight months previously leaving in April, as indicated by her LinkedIn profile.
Nazario-Cranz's procuring comes at a propitious time for Waymo, which is ready to dispatch its first driverless administration not long from now. Waymo is as of now carrying a gathering of affirmed "early riders" in self-driving vehicles without a human test pilot in the driver's seat in the Phoenix region.