Hanson Robotics

Meet the Team

David Hanson Ph.D.
Founder, Chairman, Chief Creative Officer
Jeanne Lim Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer
Sophia
The Robot
Amit Pandey, Ph.D.
Chief Technology Officer & Chief Science Officer
David Chen
CFO & Board Director
Ben Goerzel Ph.D.
Chief Science Advisor
Carolyn Ayers Ph.D.
Character Writing Manager
Han
The Robot
Desmond Germans Ph.D.
Senior Architect
Eddie Lee
Co-CFO
Ralf Mayet
AI Researcher
Wenwei Huang
Software Developer
Little Sophia
The Robot
Nora Duanas
Robot Developer
Jamie Diprose Ph.D.
Manager of Robotics AI
Lake Watkins
AI Researcher
Hank Gerba
Character Writer
Kristian Jozwik
Software Developer
Vytas Krisciunas
Technical Director, Being Sophia
Sanny Wong
Hardware Technician
Cyndy Sandor
Director, Corporate Marketing
Billy Grandy
Head of Consumer Sales & Marketing
Mengna Lei
Robot Animator
Kate Amery
Communications Manager
Stephane Leroy
Project Manager
Haley Moore
Character Writer
Kai Chan
Hardware QA Manager
Chamisa Edmo
Character Writer
Leonardo Buayaban
Mechanical Assembly Technician
Matthew Chavira
Business Development Manager
Mario Guzman
Robot Operator
Charlotte Poon
Event Coordinator
Gerardo Morales
Mechanical Engineer
Greg Kochan
Assistant Engineer
Audrey
Senior Robot Author
Joseph Watson
Robot Developer
Luisa Zhou
Robot Operations Manager
Amy Lee
Office Manager
Doug Glen
Chief Strategist
Doris Wong
Executive Assistant
Manav Tidhan
IT Manager
Giovanni Lion
Robot Operator
Folia Yu
Adminstrative Assistant
Ivan Lee
Electronics Engineer
Jessica Freeney
Robot Animator
KK Li
Senior QA Engineer
Sarah Siskind
Head Comedy Writer
Man Hin Leung
AI Researcher
Linas Vepstas
AI Scientist
Joseph Kang
Steve Aydt
Business Development Manager
Andres Suarez
Operator / Researcher
Robby Garner
Programmer
Tuan Chien, Ph.D.
Senior Applied Mathematician & Robotics Software Engineer