Hanson Robotics

Meet the Team

David Hanson Ph.D.
Founder & CEO
Jeanne Lim Ph.D.
Chief Marketing Officer
Ben Goerzel Ph.D.
Chief Scientist
Sophia
The Robot
Frank Chernek Ph.D.
Executive Vice President, Operations
Carolyn Ayers Ph.D.
Character Writing Manager
Desmond Germans Ph.D.
Senior Architect
Nora Duanas
Robot Developer
Chamisa Edmo
Character Writer
Solomon Molla
iCOG Researcher
Jamie Diprose Ph.D.
Manager of Robotics AI
Tesfa M Yohannes
iCOG Researcher
Kidist Abraham
iCOG Researcher
Dagim Sisay
iCOG Researcher
Man Hin Leung
AI Researcher
Gina Smith Ph.D.
Research Director
Wenwei Huang
Software Developer
Misgana Bayetta
AI Researcher
Andres Suarez
Operator / Researcher
Lake Watkins
AI Researcher
Ralf Mayet
AI Researcher
Vytas Krisciunas
Technical Director, Being Sophia
Ashley Davis
Science and Creative Developer
Sanny Wong
Hardware Technician
Cyndy Sandor
Director, Corporate Marketing
Kate Amery
Communications Manager
Davide Recchia
Robot Designer
Latoya Peterson
Executive Producer - Being Sophia
Stephane Leroy
Head of Software
Mengna Lei
Robot Animator
Gerardo Morales
Mechanical Engineer
Greg Kochan
Assistant Engineer
Audrey
Senior Robot Author
Joseph Watson
Robot Developer
Luisa Zhou
Robot Operations Manager
Erez Borowsky
Vice President, Product
Haley Moore
Character Writer
Doris Wong
Executive Assistant
Matthew Chavira
Business Development Manager
Fabian Clopfer
Robot Operator
Thomas Riccio
Creative Director
Kristian Jozwik
Software Developer
Billy Grandy
Head of Consumer
Ayka Pog
Creative