Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Alex Rodrigues, a shining star

 


26-year-old Alex Rodrigues brings 

self-driving truck group Embark to market

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12 Nov: The Sunday Times (UK). An autonomous technology start-up went public in New York yesterday, bringing to the stock exchange one of the youngest chief executives of a listed American company. Embark Technology, which specialises in developing software and services for self-driving lorries, was valued at more than $5 billion in a so-called blank-cheque merger. As it began trading on the Nasdaq stock exchange, Alex Rodrigues, 26, hailed the "inflection point" of what he has deemed a revolution in global logistics. The Canadian co-founded Embark in 2016 after dropping out of college and moving to San Francisco. He is the youngest chief executive of a publicly traded company, according to Forbes magazine... In his childhood, he beat older people in robotics competitions before engineering a self-driving golf cart at 19...  click here<
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/26-year-old-alex-rodrigues-brings-self-driving-truck-group-embark-to-market-5jzr83502>
29 Oct 2021. CNN. Embark CEO Alex Rodrigues on First Move ...  click here<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BlTxWqTfAEs>
7 Apr. 2012: Goan Voice. Alex Rodrigues' high school team taking shot at world robotics competition ... click here.<http://www.goanvoice.org.uk/printerfile.php?link=2012-04-07>

<http://www.goanvoice.org.uk/printerfile.php?link=2012-04-07>Alex is the grandson of Skip & Virginia Rodrigues of Nairobi who were in the first group of students at RTC(Royal Technical College, later University of Nairobi) in 1956. .  For his Linkedin profile, click here.<https://www.linkedin.com/in/rodriguesalex/>


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