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Interview with Erik Schluntz, Co-Founder and CTO at Cobalt Robotics

Thursday, December 6th, 2018
9:30 am PDT / 4:30 pm GMT
20 Minutes
Silicon Valley Innovation Center's Interview speaker, Erik Schluntz

Erik Schluntz,
Co-Founder and CTO,
Cobalt Robotics

Add to Calendar 12/06/2018 9:30 AM 12/06/2018 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles Interview with Erik Schluntz What does it mean to be an entrepreneur today? What personal qualities are needed to succeed at entrepreneurship and can they be learned by us all? In this SVIC Interview we get answers to these questions from Erik Schluntz, co-founder and CTO at smart-robots-for-security company Cobalt Robotics. Erik will tell us about the path he took to becoming an entrepreneur; the highs, the lows and everything in between. At Cobalt Robotics, Erik and his team have built robots which interact with humans and get smarter over time. Erik’s work at Cobalt Robotics won him a place on the 2018 Forbes 30 under 30 list in the enterprise technology category. How does Erik reflect on his journey so far and which problems does he see in the world that he still wants to solve? Tune in to this SVIC Interview to find out. Watch our Facebook Live interview here at 9.30 am PDT / 4.30 pm GMT on December 6. No registration required. 20

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What does it mean to be an entrepreneur today? What personal qualities are needed to succeed at entrepreneurship and can they be learned by us all? In this SVIC Interview we get answers to these questions from Erik Schluntz, co-founder and CTO at smart-robots-for-security company Cobalt Robotics.

Erik will tell us about the path he took to becoming an entrepreneur; the highs, the lows and everything in between. At Cobalt Robotics, Erik and his team have built robots which interact with humans and get smarter over time. Erik’s work at Cobalt Robotics won him a place on the 2018 Forbes 30 under 30 list in the enterprise technology category.

How does Erik reflect on his journey so far and which problems does he see in the world that he still wants to solve? Tune in to this SVIC Interview to find out.

Watch our Facebook Live interview here at 9:30 am PDT / 4:30 pm GMT on December 6. No registration required.

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Silicon Valley Innovation Center's Interview speaker, Erik Schluntz

Erik Schluntz

Erik Schluntz is cofounder and CTO of Cobalt Robotics, a company that builds autonomous indoor physical security robots to work alongside human guards and provide a safer environment. Before co-founding Cobalt, Erik worked on SpaceX's Flight Software Team in 2015 where he led testing for a new fuel system on the Falcon 9 rocket. He also worked on Google X's Smart Contact Lens project and prototyped new uses for low power electronics in 2014. While at Harvard, he founded his first startup, Posmetrics, which was accepted to Y Combinator’s winter class of 2013 and later acquired. He returned to Harvard University and graduated with Master's and Bachelor's degrees Cum Laude in Electrical Engineering. Forbes Magazine named Erik to their 30 Under 30 list for 2018.

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