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The Making of a Pioneer

A Q&A with the co-founder of iRobot on leveraging technology and disruption.

With big dreams and a passion to be a pioneer, a robotics innovator began her journey. Helen Greiner, the co-founder of iRobot and now CTO and founder of CyPhy Works, began her career much like many of us – as an intern. She worked in NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, helping design robots to make repairs […]

Cleaning Floors and Saving Lives, One Robot at a Time

A drone designer and technological transformer on taking risks in robotics.

When I was little, I was enamored with the idea of being a pioneer; I was drawn to the thought that I could be the first to do something  —  be a trailblazer, the forerunner of a movement. For a while, I wanted to be Laura Ingalls on Little House on the Prairie and live […]