Primary Role
Founder @ 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.