David T. Lu
Executive in Residence
David is an executive in residence at GV. He joins from Google X, where he led development of the Self-Driving Car. As the first product manager, David was responsible for the product, business, and user experience architecture. The little bubble car currently running around the Bay Area was one of his products.
Prior to Google X, David was employee 33 at Tesla Motors. He led the charging systems group, advanced prototype vehicles group, and Model S vehicle program.
David received his Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering (focusing on advanced manufacturing, smart products, and product design) and Master of Business Administration from Stanford University.