Andra Keay

Andra Keay



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Areas of Expertise

Robotics  •  Ethics  •  Design Thinking  •  Future of Work  •  SciFi  •  Leadership  •  Policy  •   Law  •   Ethics  •  Entrepreneurship

About Andra

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 the Robot Launch global startup competition and a mentor, investor and advisor to startups, accelerators and think tanks, with a strong interest in commercializing socially positive robotics and AI, shared on “The Robot State” site.

Andra cofounded Robohub, the global robotics research news site, building on her background in film, television and media production, internet and computing technologies, with degrees in Interaction, Communication and Human/Robot Cultural Studies. Andra also cofounded Robot Garden, a robotics maker space and teaches Interaction Design and Theory. Andra has a particular interest in understanding diversity and representation in robotics and AI and started the Women in Robotics community. Andra speaks regularly to international audiences on robotics/AI ethics, innovation, commercialization and interaction.

Fun fact: Andra used to play in early Australian punk rock bands.

Andra Keay SVR

Life with robots - Andra Keay, Silicon Valley Robotics

"Are Robots the New Black?" - 2014 Keynote

Ethics in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence | SingularityU Germany Summit 2017

What are Ethical Design Frameworks for Robotics and AI?

Beyond Innovation #10 Promo: the Robotics Revolution, Traveling to Mars, Reversing Diabetes & More!

Simulation #18 - Interview: Our Future with Robots

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