Philipp Michel

ML/AI | Autonomy | Robotics | Product | Derivatives Trading



Cruise Technical Advisor, AI Seattle, WA

2020-2023 Amazon Head of Perception & Planning Seattle, WA

2019-2020 Amazon Principal Product Manager - Technical Seattle, WA

2018-now The University of Tokyo Project Assistant Professor Tokyo, Japan

2018-2019 The Partnership on AI Committee Member San Francisco, CA

2017-2019 Toyota Motor Corporation Global AI Strategy Advisor Worldwide

2016-17 Toyota Research Institute Senior Manager, Machine Intelligence Palo Alto, CA

2015-16 Google, Inc. / Alphabet, Inc. Senior Roboticist / Software Engineer Mountain View, CA

2008-15 Goldman Sachs Japan, Co. Ltd. Vice President, Equity Derivatives Trading Tokyo, Japan

2007 UBS Summer Associate, Equities Trading Stamford, CT / New York, NY

2004 Wolfram Research International Developer, Special Projects Office Waltham, MA

2002 Goldman Sachs International Summer Analyst London, UK


2004-08 Carnegie Mellon University Ph.D. Robotics (May 08), M.S. Robotics (May 06) Pittsburgh, PA

2003-04 Yale University Postgraduate Fellow (Robotics) Computer Science Department New Haven, CT

2000-03 Cambridge University M.A. & B.A. (Hons), Computer Science Cambridge, UK


2005-08 AIST Digital Human Research Center Visiting Researcher, Humanoid Robotics Tokyo, Japan