Our Team


Our Team


Strategic Advisory Board

Henrik Christensen

Henrik I Christensen is the director of Robotics at Georgia Tech. He is the KUKA Chair of Robotics and a distinguished professor of computing. He was the founder of the European Network of Excellence in Robotics that included 192 universities. He was also the coordinator of formulation of the US Roadmap for Robotics initially released 2009 and revised 2013. He is the coordinator of the Robotics Virtual Organization that formulates the national robotics agenda, coordinates educational efforts and promotes technology transfer of research results. Dr. Christensen has published more than 300 contributions across robotics, computer vision and artificial intelligence. He collaborates with many of the major companies in the US on utilization of robot technology. Dr. Christensen is also the co-founder of 5 companies.

Raffaello D'Andrea

Raffaello D’Andrea is Professor of Dynamic Systems and Control at ETH Zurich. He is also co-founder of Kiva Systems, where he led the systems architecture, robot design, robot navigation and coordination, and control algorithms efforts.  His contributions to the development of intelligent control algorithms revolutionized the annual RoboCup competition – the premier robotics and artificial intelligence competition, which his team won 4 times under his leadership - and laid the foundation for modern, high performance multi-robot control. Raffaello is also an internationally-exhibited new media artist, best known for the Robotic Chair and Flight Assembled Architecture. Other creations and projects include the Flying Machine Arena, the Distributed Flight Array, and RoboEarth.

Scott Davis

Scott Davis is a Managing Director and Head of Global Industrials Equity Research coverage, focusing on the Multi-Industry and Electrical Equipment sector at Barclays Capital, based in New York. 

Mr. Davis joined Barclays Capital in 2011 from Morgan Stanley where he spent the prior 15 years covering various sectors within the Industrials vertical, including Chemicals, Paper & Packaging and Multi-Industry.  Scott has been top ranked by Institutional Investor in Packaging from 2001-2002 and in Multi-Industry since 2004 with a current #1 ranking.  Prior to working at Morgan Stanley, he was at Merrill Lynch and Barra Rogers Casey.

Louis Gave

After working as a financial analyst with Paribas in Paris and Hong Kong, Louis launched GaveKal Research with Charles Gave and Anatole Kaletsky in London in 1999. Since 2002 he has been based in Hong Kong where he oversees GaveKal’s money management business as well as contributing to the firm’s research. He is the author of five books, including his latest Too Different for Comfort, published in October 2013.