Anthony Levandowski (right) and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick in the lobby of Uber’s headquarters

How robot lover Anthony Levandowski pioneered the driverless car

Anthony Levandowski (B.S.'02, M.S.'03 IEOR) is one the most influential engineers behind self-driving vehicles. Now that Uber has bought his latest startup Otto, he talks about how it all started with a phone call from Mom.