Lou Tiancheng

Lou Tiancheng

Lou Tiancheng

CTO and Co-founder of

Named by Andrew Ng as one of the world's best hackers, Lou Tiancheng (b. 1986) holds a BS and a PhD in Computer Science from Tsinghua University, where he joined the Institute for Theoretical Computer Science (now Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences) at Tsinghua University) headed by Turing Award winner Professor Andrew Chi-Chih Yao. Lou began his career at Google X (before it became Waymo), where he worked on autonomous driving technology, leaving Google in 2016. More commonly known by his handle ACRush within the programming community, Lou was named best Chinese coder the TopCoder Open, the Olympics for hackers, 10 years in a row. He is also a two-time winner of Google Code Jam, a global programming competition. Before co-founding, Lou was the youngest T10 engineer at Baidu, where he worked on autonomous driving under Chief Architect and fellow co-founder James Peng. 

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