Andra Keay is Managing Director and Founder of Silicon Valley Robotics, the leading non-profit robotics cluster, with more than 600 robotics startups and 50% of the global robotics investment activity. The process of commercializing research innovation into real world product is at the heart of Silicon Valley Robotics and lessons learnt here can be applied globally. Andra is an expert in aligning the multidisciplinary stakeholders required in a high tech innovation cluster and speaks regularly on the growing business of AI, robotics, and the ethical issues that emerge.
Silicon Valley Robotics is a not-for-profit association of robotics companies with the mission of supporting innovation and commercialization of robotics technologies. With 50 robotics research labs and more than 600 robotics startups, the Silicon Valley Region is home to the most advanced robotics ecosystem in the world. Silicon Valley Robotics partners with many global organizations to create a blueprint for emerging technology innovation, to provide a landing pad for visiting companies and to make connections with robotics and AI startups and investors.