Primary Role
Founder at Willow Garage

Person Details


Scott Hassan is best known as the founder of eGroups (a group email messaging company now known as Yahoo Groups), and was the key software architect/developer of Google, Alexa Internet and the Stanford Digital Library. Throughout his life, Scott has had a deep interest in Open Source software, computers and autonomy. These interests led him to start Willow Garage, a privately-funded research company aiming to advance the state of robotic technology in autonomous devices. Scott brings to his role at Willow Garage a combination of startup experience and expertise building large software systems using Open Source tools.