Google’s Waymo poaches eBay exec to help guide self-driving car policy

Waymo, Alphabet Inc.’s self-driving car company, is hiring away an eBay Inc. executive to head up the company’s public policy team, as it prepares to put even more self-driving cars on the road.
In a LinkedIn post on Monday, Tekedra Mawakana said she planned to join Waymo later this month. She’s spent the past 14 months at eBay in a similar role, and previously worked in the legal departments at AOL and Yahoo.
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