Andra Keay

Andra Keay is the Managing Director of Silicon Valley Robotics, non-profit industry group supporting innovation and commercialization of robotics technologies. Andra is also founder of Robot Launch global startup competition and a mentor, investor and advisor to startups, accelerators, thinktanks, with a strong interest in commercializing socially positive robots and AI.

Andra co-founded Robohub, the global robotics research news site, building on her background in film, television, media production, internet and computing technologies, with degrees in Interaction, Communication and Human/Robot Cultural Studies. She also co-founded Robot Garden, a robotics makerspace and teaches Interaction Design Theory.