Founder at The Creative Passport. Grammy award winning composer, recording artist and tech enthusiast.
Australian music, sound and technology company
Co-founder at Wallifornia MusicTech / COO at LeanSquare
Associate Provost for Creative Technologies at the California Institute of the Arts & Director of the Music Technology program (MTIID)
Television boy, writing boy and master student
Previously co-founded, was President, and board member of drive.ai, a self-driving car startup with the Stanford AI lab that was acquired by Apple. Built a 8 person company to 200+ employees over 4 years raising over $77M funding. Cofounded multiple startups and launched several robotics products in highly regulated industries.
Creative collaborator of the SF Symphony, Board/Advisor of several AI companies. Also active in diversity outreach events that advocate for understanding bias in AI. Work profiled in NYTimes, Harper's Bazaar, Wired, The Atlantic, etc. In 2018 was on the Top Women Founders in Tech and AI lists from Forbes, Inc, Quartz.
Educated at Johns Hopkins University and Santa Clara University specializing in Haptics and Computer Vision/AI. Taught two new short courses as an instructor at JHU. Published over a dozen papers at top conferences and inventor of over 8+ patents.
Research interests are on the development of intelligent robotic systems that can aid humans in performing skillful tasks more effectively. Application areas include surgery, industrial robotics, remote exploration, creative expression, and education.
Specialties: AI, Robotics, computer vision, product strategy, fundraising, design-based research, human machine interaction, human factors, circuitry, machining, medical device design, electromechanical components, IP development and review, FDA regulatory submissions (510(k) and IDE), surgeon training, Operating Room and surgical experience, scientific/technical presentations both academic and professional.
AI Robotics Entrepreneur|Board Member|Investor|SF Symphony Collaborative Partner|World Economics Forum YGL|Forbes Top 50 Women in Tech