Tesla (TSLA) Hires Machine-Learning Expert from AMD; Will Focus on Autopilot Development

FREE Breaking News Alerts from StreetInsider.com! StreetInsider.com Top Tickers, 2/26/2016 February 26, 2016 3:44 PM EST Get inside Wall Street with StreetInsider Premium. Claim your 2-week free trial here. Tesla Motors (Nasdaq: TSLA) is said to have hired machine learning expert Junli Gu from Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD). Electrek.co said earlier Friday that Gu will head Tesla’s Autopilot self-learning technology unit. News comes following the recent hire of noted microprocessor architect Jim Keller from AMD. Gu has a Doctorate in Electronics Engineering from Tsinghua University and was recently leading a team at AMD which combined big data with machine learning. Shares of Tesla are up 1.5 percent. Serious News for Serious Traders! Try StreetInsider.com Premium Free! You May Also Be Interested In


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