Our Team

LEADERSHIP

Tyler
Duvall
Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder

Tyler Duvall is Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Cavnue. Before joining Cavnue, Duvall was CEO of SH 130 Concession Company in central Texas. Prior to SH 130, he was a Principal at McKinsey & Company, where he advised a wide variety of private and public sector entities on strategic, operational and organizational topics. Duvall also served in several roles in the U.S. Department of Transportation, including as Acting Under Secretary for Policy, the agency’s third highest ranking official. He led the Department’s efforts to modernize transportation infrastructure through new procurement, technology and financing approaches. Duvall earned a B.A. in economics from Washington and Lee University and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.

Jaime
Waydo
Chief Technology Officer & Co-founder

Jaime Waydo is the Chief Technology Officer for Cavnue, where she oversees the Product, Technology, and Engineering teams. She is responsible for developing the technology stack to accelerate deployment of fully autonomous driving and to support existing routes and drivers with increased safety and innovation. Waydo comes to Cavnue from Apple, where she served as a Senior Engineer. Previously Waydo led systems engineering at Waymo (Google’s Self Driving Car program) and helped launch driverless operations in Austin, Texas and Phoenix, Arizona. Waydo’s early career included work at NASA on the Mars Rover Curiosity. Waydo earned her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Montana State University and master’s degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at UCLA.

Nicole
Nason
Chief Safety Officer and Head of External Affairs

Nicole Nason is Chief Safety Officer and Head of External Affairs at Cavnue. Previously, Nason served as the Senate-confirmed Administrator of the U.S. Federal Highway Administration, where she was a leading advocate for critical advances in autonomous vehicles, innovative construction materials, and safety. Before serving at FHWA, she was appointed Assistant Secretary at the State Department’s Bureau of Administration and ran the overseas Buildings Operations Bureau responsible for managing the global supply, shipping, logistics, and transportation services. Prior to that, Nason was unanimously confirmed as the Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and as the DOT Assistant Secretary of Government Affairs. Nason has a B.A. in Political Science from American University and a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University Law School.

Pete
Kenny
SVP, Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel

Pete Kenny serves as General Counsel for Cavnue. Prior to joining Cavnue, he worked at Perspecta Inc., where he served as Vice President / Deputy General Counsel and lead attorney for Perspecta’s Enterprise Contracts, Business Development, Supply Chain & Partnering, and State & Local functions. Previously, Kenny worked for Hewlett-Packard (HP), where he was a director and lead attorney for the services unit’s Health Care, State & Local, and Canadian Public Sector divisions. Kenny received his B.A. from Boston College and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.

TEAM

Evan
Anderson
Head of Strategy
David
Clifford
VP of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Mark
de la Vergne
VP Project Development
Christopher
Hoover
VP of Hardware Engineering
Dimi
Kellari
Head of Product
Dave
Kiley
SVP Business Development
Robert
Morgan
VP of Software
Dino
Nardicchio
Head of Automotive and AV Partnerships
Maggie
Shannon
Michigan Director
Shelby
Winkler
VP of Program Management