Anthony Levandowski is an American-French engineer was born in March 1980. He is a self-driving car engineer.
Before that he engineered the Google self-driving car and was a co-founder and the technical lead on the project Waymo.
He was indicted on 33 federal charges of alleged theft of self-driving car trade secrets in 2019.
On August 4, 2020, Anthony was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for stealing a trade secret from Google.
He has since filed for bankruptcy, with assets worth between $50 and $100 million and liabilities worth between $100 and $500 million.
Levandowski co-founded the autonomous trucking company Otto in 2016 which Uber eventually acquired for $680 million.
Despite these legal troubles, Levandowski remained a prominent figure in the self-driving car industry.