IQ is excited to announce that Vijay Kumar has joined our Board of Directors. Vijay is the Dean of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania and one of the world’s foremost experts in drones and robotics. Among many accomplishments, Vijay has helped Penn Engineering raise millions in government research funding, served as assistant director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy during the Obama administration, and given a TED talk on drones and swarm behavior.
IQ co-founder and CTO, Matt Piccoli, got to know Vijay while he was completing his PhD in UPenn’s GRASP Lab. Vijay was one of the member’s of Matt’s thesis committee and he has been an unofficial advisor to IQ until now. We believe the addition of Vijay to our Board will have a significant impact on the growth of IQ, and we look forward to working together.
Check out Vijay’s TED talk here: