2019 Keynote Speakers

Erin Bishop

Erin Bishop

Director of Business Development | Sense Photonics

Adam Cantor

Adam Cantor

Director of Engineering | Robots in Service of the Environment

Howie Choset

Howie Choset

Professor | Carnegie School of Computer Science

James Kuffner

James Kuffner

CEO | Toyota Research Institute Advanced Development, Inc.

Tessa Lau

Tessa Lau

CEO | Dusty Robotics

John McElligott

John McElligott

CEO | York Exponential

Kristen Moore

Kristen Moore

CMO | inVia Robotics

Robin Murphy

Robin Murphy

Raytheon Professor of Computer Science and Engineering | Texas A&M University

Doug Olson

Doug Olson

President | Harmonic Drive LLC

Keith Shaw

Keith Shaw

Editor in Chief | Robotics Business Review

Georg Friedrich Stieler

Georg Friedrich Stieler

MD Asia | STIELER

Deborah Theobald

Deborah Theobald

CEO | Vecna Technologies, Inc.

Our Speakers

Pieter Abbeel

Pieter Abbeel

Director/Co-Director | Berkeley Robot Learning Lab/Berkeley Artificial Intelligence (BAIR) Lab

Evan Ackerman

Evan Ackerman

Editor | IEEE Spectrum

Sandy Agnos

Sandy Agnos

Senior Director, Global Business Development | Brain Corp

Nick Akiona

Nick Akiona

Robotics Research Lead | Accenture

Xavier Alcaraz

Xavier Alcaraz

Principal | BSI

Mollie Anderson

Mollie Anderson

Mgr., Principal Consultant | BSI Services & Solutions

Matthias Anlauff

Matthias Anlauff

Partner Technology Manager | Google

Juan Aparicio

Juan Aparicio

Head Advanced Manufacturing Automation | Siemens Corporate Technology

Jeff Baird

Jeff Baird

VP of Engineering | Celltrio, Inc.

Roger Barga

Roger Barga

General Manager | AWS

Joe Barkai

Joe Barkai

Principal | JBMC

Robert Bollinger

Robert Bollinger

Robotics Applied Innovation Leader | P&G

Gray Bright

Gray Bright

CEO | Cloud Transportation Technologies

Jeff Burnstein

Jeff Burnstein

President | Robotic Industries Association

Jeremie Capron

Jeremie Capron

Director of Research | ROBO Global

Brian Carlisle

Brian Carlisle

CEO | Precise Automation

Dawn Castillo

Dawn Castillo

Director, Division of Safety Research | NIOSH

Rahul Chipalkatty

Rahul Chipalkatty

CEO & Founder | Southie Autonomy

Christopher Chu

Christopher Chu

Managing Director | Accenture

Corey Cook

Corey Cook

Senior Program Manager | Lockheed Martin

Julian Counihan

Julian Counihan

Partner | Schematic Ventures

Roger Counihan

Roger Counihan

Vice President | Fortna

Eric Daimler

Eric Daimler

Partner | SpinGlass Ventures

Cyril Ebersweiler

Cyril Ebersweiler

General Partner | SOSV

Grace Erickson

Grace Erickson

General Manager | OCHO Candy Inc.

Carl Evans

Carl Evans

Founder | Tercero Technologies LLC

Philip Freidin

Philip Freidin

First-Level Support Engineer | IDS Imaging

Doug Fulop

Doug Fulop

Sr. Product Manager, Robotics and Autonomous Services | Amazon Web Services

Yunfan Gao

Yunfan Gao

Marketing Director | Flexiv Ltd

Animesh Garg

Animesh Garg

Senior Research Scientist/Postdoctoral Researcher | NVIDIA/Stanford University

Satyandra Gupta

Satyandra Gupta

Smith International Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science | University of Southern California

Sam Hoff

Sam Hoff

Chief Executive Officer | Patti Engineering, Inc

Peter Howard

Peter Howard

CEO | Realtime Robotics, Inc.

Christina Jones

Christina Jones

Director, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances | DOL/OSHA

Kim Kaluba

Kim Kaluba

Senior Product Marketing Manager | SAS Institute

Warren Katz

Warren Katz

Managing Director - Air Force Accelerator | Techstars

Jitendra Kavathekar

Jitendra Kavathekar

General Partner | Horizon 3 Ventures

Robert Steven Kramarz

Robert Steven Kramarz

Executive Director | Intelliversity

Markus Larsson

Markus Larsson

Vice President, Global Business Development | PARC, A Xerox Company

Karen Leavitt

Karen Leavitt

CMO | Locus Robotics

Josh Lessing

Josh Lessing

Co-Founder and CEO | Root AI

Thomas Low

Thomas Low

Director, Robotics | SRI International

Jeremy Marvel

Jeremy Marvel

Research Scientist | National Institute of Standards and Technology

Brian Mason

Brian Mason

West Coast Development Manager | Elmo Motion Control

Nancy McIntyre

Nancy McIntyre

Staff | Robotics Education & Competition Foundation

Bernardo Mendez-Arista

Bernardo Mendez-Arista

Senior Product Manager | Yaskawa Innovation

Chris Morgan

Chris Morgan

Chief Innovation Officer | Bastian Solutions

Mario Munich

Mario Munich

SVP Technology | iRobot

Scott Nalick

Scott Nalick

Principal, Global Supply Chain Practice | SAS Institute

Erik Nieves

Erik Nieves

Founder, CEO | Plus One Robotics, Inc

Jean-Baptiste Passot

Jean-Baptiste Passot

VP, Platform and AI | Brain Corporation

Florian Pestoni

Florian Pestoni

CEO and Co-Founder | InOrbit, Inc.

Joanne Pransky

Joanne Pransky

Owner | World's First Robotic Psychiatrist

Ajay Raghavan

Ajay Raghavan

Strategic Executive Director | PARC, A Xerox Company

Thomas Ryden

Thomas Ryden

Executive Director | MassRobotics

Craig Salvalaggio

Craig Salvalaggio

VP, Operations | AMT

Raminder Sandhu

Raminder Sandhu

Robotics Practice Lead | CMTC

John Santagate

John Santagate

Vice President of Robotics | HighJump Software

Adam Schmidt

Adam Schmidt

Territory Director - Americas | Robotiq

Gregory Scott

Gregory Scott

CEO & President | Service Robotics & Technologies

Ash Sharma

Ash Sharma

Research Director | Interact Analysis

Dev Singh

Dev Singh

Director, Business Development | Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Robert Steward

Robert Steward

President | End to End Solutions; President & CEO | Integra Advanced Technology Services

Kristen Stone

Kristen Stone

Sr Operations Engineer II | Raytheon

Asuman Suenbuel

Asuman Suenbuel

Sr. Director | SAP

Stacy Swider

Stacy Swider

Director, SBIR Mentoring Center | UMass Lowell Research Institute

Suzy Teele

Suzy Teele

Head of Marketing & Communications | ARM, Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing

Daniel Theobald

Daniel Theobald

CEO & Founder | Vecna Robotics

Russell Toris

Russell Toris

Director of Robotics | Fetch Robotics

Mel Torrie

Mel Torrie

CEO | Autonomous Solutions

Max Versace

Max Versace

CEO and Co-Founder | Neurala

Kevin Vliet

Kevin Vliet

Vice President, Supply Chain Engineering | Target

Jason Walker

Jason Walker

CEO and Co-Founder | Waypoint Robotics

Shiquan Wang

Shiquan Wang

CEO | Flexiv Ltd

Kate Whitcomb

Kate Whitcomb

Partner | HAX/SOSV

Matt Wicks

Matt Wicks

VP of Product Development | Honeywell Inteilligrated

Paul Willard

Paul Willard

Early Stage Investor | Silicon Valley

Tom S Wood

Tom S Wood

Product Specialist | Kollmorgen

Rene Ymzon

Rene Ymzon

Marketing Manager | ADVANCED Motion Controls