Google Glass Creator Heads To Amazon



Where do you go after leading projects at Google’s top-secret skunkworks, Google[X]?

NASA? DARPA? The secret underground bunker where they’re keeping the hoverboards, jet packs, and flying cars?

Nope. The answer, it seems, is Amazon.

Babak Parviz, the Googler most heavily credited with creating Google Glass, has moved on to an unspecified role at Amazon.

Yesterday afternoon, Parviz posted a somewhat cryptic update to his Google+ page:


Leaving less to interpretation, he later updated his Google+ bio with a more concrete confirmation:

Having worked at companies ranging from tiny start-ups to huge corporations and universities in Europe and the US, I have found each one to be fun in its own unique way.

I founded and led a few efforts at Google (among them, Google Glass and Google Contact Lenses are public so far 🙂 prior to moving to Amazon and work on a few…

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