Team

The WaveSense team is a mission-driven group of ambitious and experienced entrepreneurs, engineers, and inventors solving some of the most challenging problems in autonomy. The technical team came out of MIT Lincoln Laboratory where it developed the core radar technology—working to make sure self-driving vehicles are safe enough to be used by anyone, anywhere.

 

TARIK BOLAT, CEO

Tarik has a passion for building high-performing startups rooted in powerful scientific discovery. Most recently he was the Executive Vice President at Renewable Energy Trust where he helped build one of the leading independent solar and wind power producers in North America. He's also spent time as a venture investor and management consultant. Tarik holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Columbia University.

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BYRON STANLEY, CTO

Byron has been building robots and automating vehicles for over two decades, including several vehicles that were deployed in Afghanistan. As PI of the MIT Lincoln Laboratory program that invented the core WaveSense technology, he led the development and testing of this novel radar system.  He holds several technology patents and has won an R&D 100 award as one of the top inventors worldwide. Byron has engineering SM and SB degrees from MIT.