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Andra Keay

VP Global Robotics, AMT & Managing Director, Silicon Valley Robotics
  • Location
    United States
  • Area of Expertise
    Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Biotechnology, Ethics, Governance
  • Type

Andra Keay is the visionary Founder and Managing Director of Silicon Valley Robotics, leading a paramount non-profit robotics cluster driving over 600 startups, catalyzing 50% of global robotics investments. Her pioneering focus lies in bridging the gap between research and real-world commercialization, imparting insights globally. A prominent speaker, Andra delves into AI, robotics, and their ethical dimensions.Silicon Valley Robotics, a non-profit coalition, champions innovation, propelling robotics tech into reality. Anchored by 50 research labs and 600+ startups, Silicon Valley thrives as a cutting-edge robotics epicenter. Collaborating globally, it steers emerging tech, fosters connections, and welcomes visiting ventures.As the Managing Director of Silicon Valley Robotics, Andra is the force driving innovation and commercialization. A multifaceted entrepreneur, she established the global startup competition Robot Launch, Robot Garden maker space, and Women in Robotics advocacy. Her mentorship, investment, and advisory roles amplify her dedication to socially impactful robotics and AI. Spanning diverse robotics realms, Andra Keay remains a pivotal figure in propelling innovation toward a connected future.


Ethics of Robots in Society
How Competitions and Challenges Have Incentivized Innovation in Robotics
Robotics 2.0 (or the State of Robotics 202x)
Self-Driving Cargo, Not Self-Driving Cars
Sustainable Robotics
Understanding Your Automation Readiness Levels
Wins from Women in Robotics (and Other Groups)