Sebastian Thrun - Founder of Google X
Professor Sebastian Thrun is an expert researcher of the highest order on robotics, particularly self-driving cars, artificial intelligence, education, human computer interaction and medical devices.
He founded Google's self driving car team, after winning the DARPA Grand Challenge.
Together with Peter Norvig, Thrun developed the first global MOOC with 160,000 students enrolled. Google Scholar ranks Thrun's publication h-index #14 worldwide in all of computer science.