Pato is an entrepreneur and engineer passionate about data and high performance systems. He is the co-founder and CTO at Split Software, where he’s changing the way software companies release features and add value to customers. He was part of the engineering founding team at RelateIQ (acquired by Salesforce).
Martin co-founded and led Bossa Nova Robotics for over eight years, including the company’s pivot from consumer products to service robots. During his tenure, he has raised over $40M in investment and was instrumental in closing a strategic deal with Walmart. He is currently working with a few lucky start ups and kicking around new ideas.
Jeff is a visionary leader who has lived at the forefront of technology change for 20 years. He led BuildDirect, a technology company that aimed to simplify the building industry, for nearly two decades through the dot-com meltdown, the 2008 financial crisis, and many waves of technological disruption. Jeff is the author of “The Price of Tomorrow".
Dr. Mario E. Munich is Chief Engineering Officer at Embodied, a robotics and AI company creating state-of-the-art companion robots to revolutionize human-centric care. Mario is former SVP Technology at iRobot and CTO at Evolution Robotics (acquired by iRobot).
Vic Mahadevan is an industry veteran with 35 years of experience. He has been CEO for five companies and played strategic roles at companies including NetApp, Compaq, Ivita, and Maxxan Systems. Vic brings a track record in advising infrastructure startups from technology innovation to acquisition.
Carolyn Bruguera is an attorney in private practice and General Counsel to the Medical Device Manufacturers Association. Previously, she served as VP and General Counsel at R-Squared (acquired by IQVIA), Micrus Endovascular (from its IPO through its acquisition by Johnson & Johnson) and Hansen Medical, manufacturer of robotics for intravascular procedures.
Sarah is a robotics leader with experience working with R&D teams. At Iron Ox, she drives the use of robotics and AI to grow fresh, consistent, and responsibly farmed produce for everyone.
Previously, she was COO of Mayfield Robotics. She has led projects leveraging principles in shared autonomy, human-in-the-loop (HITL) robot control at Bosch and holds a Ph.D from University of Massachusetts Amherst.