Sandra Skaff is Senior Alliances and Ecosystem Manager at NVIDIA where she leads robotics ecosystem development. Prior to this role she was Global Lead of Academic Research Engagements including the NVAIL program, whereby she was responsible for setting the strategy and managing a portfolio of engagements with top research labs in the areas of AI, Robotics, and Data Science. Skaff has 10 years of experience in computer vision and machine learning R&D at both large corporations and startups. She holds a PhD and ME degrees in Computer Vision from McGill University. Skaff has authored and co-authored 20 peer-reviewed conference and journal publications and has been granted 13 patents.