CyPhy LVL 1 Drone: CyPhy Works @cyphyworksinc @helengreiner hackable drone at consumer price point: open source autopilot, payload ports, and open interface
We just backed the Kickstarter www.cyphyworks.com/LVL1 – CyPhy LVL 1 Drone, it’s a hackable drone at consumer price point: open source autopilot, payload ports, and open interface. Helen Greiner is the CEO of CyPhy Works.
Helen Greiner commands a presence in the field of robotics. Co-founding iRobot (NASDAQ:IRBT) in 1990, Ms. Greiner served as President until 2004 and Chairman until 2008. During her tenure, Ms. Greiner guided iRobot into its position as a global leader with the release of the Roomba™, the PackBot™and SUGV military robots. She built a culture of practical innovation and delivery that led to the deployment of 6,000 PackBots with our troops. In addition, Ms. Greiner headed up iRobot’s financing projects, raising $35M in venture capital for a $75M initial public offering. Greiner holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a master’s degree in computer science, both from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
One of America’s Best Leaders, named by the Kennedy School at Harvard in conjunction with the U.S. News and World Report
“Innovator for the Next Century” by Review Magazine
Global Leader of Tomorrow and Young Global Leader by the World Economic forum
Received prestigious Pioneer Award from the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI)
DEMO God Award and DEMO Lifetime Achievement Award
New England Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst and Young
Inducted into the Women in Technology International (WITI) Hall of Fame
A Trustee of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston Museum of Science (MOS)
On the Board of Visitors of the Army War College (AWC) and Army Science Board (ASB)
Served as the elected President and Board Member of the Robotics Technology Consortium (RTC)
A Trustee of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)
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