The robotics industry is in a period of rapid growth, and adding never-before-seen values to our society - from healthcare and manufacturing to autonomous transportation. While robotics and AI are improving the way we work and live, the lack of diversity leads to untapped potential technological innovation.
Join us on Friday, April 22nd at ITALIA, Lama Temple One Center, No. 51, Hepingli West Street, Dongcheng, Beijing for an interactive panel with experienced innovators in the robotics field to discuss the latest industry developments, challenges and the benefits of diversity in the robotics and AI fields.
Founder & CEO
Sotirios is the Co-founder of MENATHLON S.A. in Athens, Greece established in 2008, and has been its CEO since 2014. In 2018 he founded Popular Robotics in Beijing, a robotics company aiming to make robotics and AI accessible to everyone through online services, online education and professional networking. Its online platform Robociti (www.robociti.com) already has more than 10,000 registered users worldwide and provides products, services and organizes events in multiple countries. In 2021, he also co-founded Pegasus AI Technologies, a company primarily dedicated to creating household service robots, and is developing a companion robot for pets as its first product.
Sotirios received his Ph.D. in Automation and Robotics by the Department of Automation of Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. He is also a guest lecturer at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, China’s most prestigious design university, giving lectures about Innovation and Robotics Design.
Anina runs the 360Fashion tech lab where she pushes the limits of Augmented Reality, Digital Fashion, Wearable Tech, and Virtual Reality. Anina is passionate about helping women learn how to integrate electronics to create cutting edge fashion tech products.
With a background as an international top model, and a family of computer engineers, Anina has emerged as an innovative fashion technologist for the last 15 years. She has cooperated with Nokia, Samsung, Intel, IBM and many more to apply the latest technologies to the fashion industry. Being the executive producer of the largest fashion tech events in China together with the China National Garment Association to show the industry the future of fashion, Anina brings fashion, industry, and startups together to lead the race to connected clothing.
Rosy, a pragmatic idealist researcher and engineer. She is passionate about bringing cutting-edge technology into life.
After she received Ph.D. in UK, she has extensive research and hands-on development experience in the perception aspect in robotics and autonomous driving. She works as a technical architect in an autonomous driving company, leading a team to bring out L2+ autonomous driving function to mass production. Her recent work is focused on bringing synthetic data to speed up the development of perception and planning for autonomous machines and therefore enhancing their intelligence and interaction capability.
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