Patrick Cadariu

Head of Vehicle Supply Chain Operations and Supplier Partnerships, Waymo

Patrick Cadariu has over 15 years of experience helping build businesses, organizations, factories, products and teams. As a leader at Waymo, Patrick gets to work every day with incredible people that are passionate about building the worlds most experienced driver. As an angel investor and advisor to early-stage companies, he loves sharing his operational expertise with founder and teams as they bring ideas to life and scale.

Prior to joining Waymo, Patrick held a number of global leadership roles in the consumer electronics and automotive industries. At Apple, he led teams supporting the iPhone and Apple Watch with broad responsibilities covering most commercial, supply and operational activities. Patrick also spent three years on an international assignment in China designing supply chains, developing operational capabilities and scaling manufacturing. Patrick started his career in the automotive industry, learning the ropes at Visteon.

Patrick has an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BBA in Marketing and Logistics from Central Michigan University. He currently splits time between Silicon Valley and Detroit.

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