Google Maps engineer who pioneered Street View is now working for Lyft

People think Lyft’s mission is to just be a more efficient taxi company,” Vincent told The Verge. “But it’s really about rethinking transportation, rethinking how we move people and interact with the environment of the car. I think they can perceive the problems, they’re going very fast, they’re going after a giant market, and they can really make a difference in the world. So that’s why I decided to make a move.”