Andra Keay is the Managing Director of Silicon Valley Robotics, an industry group supporting innovation and commercialization of robotics technologies. Andra is also founder of Robot Launch, global robotics startup competition, cofounder of Robot Garden hackerspace, mentor at hardware accelerators, startup advisor and investor, with a strong interest in commercializing socially positive robotics and AI, shared on "The Robot State" site. Currently talking about; a. Good Robot Design; b. Building Successful Value Driven Technology Clusters; c. Robotics Industry And Investment Trends; Andra has keynoted at major international conferences including Ada Lovelace Festival 2017, Road to GES 2017, Singularity U Global Summit 2017, Strata+Hadoop 2017, Design 2017, WebSummit 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, World of Drones 2017, USI 2016, Collision 2016, 2015, Automatica 2016, Pioneers Festival 2014, JavaOne 2014, Solid 2014 and SxSW 2018, 2015. See JavaOne 2014 Community Keynote highlights: https://www.oracle.com/openworld/live/on-demand/index.html#javaone 52-Insights "The Future is Here: How Robotics Will Change Our Lives" Interview: http://www.52-insights.com/inspirations/the-future-is-here-how-robotics-will-change-our-lives/ Women Mean Business Interview: http://www.womenmeanbusiness.com/2015/12/4967/ 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 and was selected as an HRI Pioneer in 2010. Andra also cofounded Robot Garden, a robotics makerspace and teaches Interaction Design and Theory. Andra has a particular interest in understanding diversity and representation in robotics and AI and started the professional Women in Robotics community. Join us at womeninrobotics.org.