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BONUS: Hear what Investors, Educators, and High Growth Companies have to say about the future of Robotics, Automation, and AI, Pt. 1 of 2 (brought to you by Cascadia Capital)
Bonus Episode21st June 2022 • Manufacturing Happy Hour • Chris Luecke
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Have you ever been in a room full of growth companies, investors, academics, entrepreneurs, and technologist all working together to advance the industry? It’s rare to get all of these players in a tech ecosystem together in one place, but that’s just what Cascadia Capital did at Cascadia Connect 2022 in Pittsburgh, PA.

With such a range of leaders in Robotics, Automation, and Artificial Intelligence across the industrial world, we had the opportunity to sit down with 10 of these individuals to hear their perspectives on the future of these technologies and their applications. We owe a big thanks to Cascadia Capital for bringing these amazing folks together.

In this first edition of this double feature, we’ll hear from the individuals leading “robotics clusters” in Silicon Valley, Boston, and Pittsburgh, as well as academics that have dedicated themselves to the advancement of robotics. Get ready to learn from the following five guests in Part 1 of this special feature:

  • Andra Keay, Managing Director of Silicon Valley Robotics
  • Fady Saad, Co-Founder of MassRobotics and General Partner at Cybernetix Ventures
  • Joel Reed, Executive Direct of Pittsburgh Robotics Network
  • Dr. Matthew Johnson-Roberson, Director of the Robotics Institute and Professor at Carnegie Mellon University
  • Thomas Evans, Ph.D., Robotics Chief Technology Officer at Honeywell

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