Founded to bring the first generation of multi-purpose robot assistants into service across the globe, Aeolus Robotics is a global company with offices in Taiwan, Poland, Austria and the USA. Integrating world-class, world-wide AI and Robot Systems genius with Taiwanese manufacturing aptitude, we are breaking new ground in general-purpose commercial-consumer robotics with capabilities in unstructured “human” spaces. 

With over 100 engineers on staff and a leadership team that includes decades of experience at leading tech companies and institutions ranging from Microsoft to DARPA – including work conceiving and managing the historic Watson AI project – we have the expertise, personnel and and breakthrough technological approaches to ensure success in this fast-growing field.

Leadership Team

Alexander Huang

CEO
  • 30+ years in high-tech business
  • Former President of Microsoft Greater China Region
  • Active angel investor
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Gregg Podnar

Robot Systems Architect
  • Three decades mobile robots research and development
  • Designed and built over two dozen task-specific mobile robots and multi-robot telesupervision systems
  • Program Manager, Robotics Institute Carnegie Mellon University

Brandon Lewis Rutter-Daywater

Lead Roboticist
  • Bio-Roboticist
  • From intelligent systems to compliant interaction of robots with the physical world
  • Ph.D. Bio-Robotics Case Wester Reserve University
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Sheng-Jyh Wang

AI Algorithm Lead
  • Professor of Department of Electronics Engineering, National Chiao Tung University
  • Specialties in Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Image Processing and Signal Processing
  • Ph.D. Stanford University, USA (Electrical Engineering) 1994
  • 11 US patent granted

George Todoran

Robotic Software Lead
  • Specialties in motion planning, optimal control, algorithmics, machine vision.
  • Accelerating Robotic functions and use case delivery for service robot in open environment.
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Dan Haddick

Head of Product Management
  • 25-year in designing and delivering high-tech products in consumer, defense, aerospace and medical markets
  • Previously VP of Technology at Sierra Nevada Corporation
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Advisors

Wing Wong

  • Professor of Statistics, Professor of Biostatistics, and Professor of Biology by courtesy, Stanford University (2004-Present)
  • Professor of Statistics, Professor of Biostatistics, Harvard University (2000-2004)
  • Professor of Statistics, Chinese University of Hong Kong (1994-1997)
  • National Academy of Sciences, Fellowship (2009)
  • Academia Sinica, Academicians (2010)
  • CAS Einstein Professorship Program(2012)

Markus Vincze

  • Professor at Automation and Control Institute (ACIN), Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  • Leading Vision for Robotics Lab (“We make robots see”)
  • Project coordinator of EU-project Hobbit, a household robot supporting elderly living at home
  • Leading positions for numerous projects extending robot vision and manipulation capabilities (robots@home, GRASP, SQUIRREL)
  • Program chair of ICRA 2013 and organizer of HRI (Human Robot Interaction) 2017

Shahi Ghanem

  • Managing Director of WI Harper Group in San Francisco office(Present)
  • Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President of Corporate Development for BitTorrent, Inc.
  • Chairman and CEO of Brickfish, an Internet advertising and social media company that delivers consumer-driven social media campaigns and metrics to Global 2000 clients in the fashion, sports, electronics, and consumer products industries.
  • CEO of EmpowHER, a health media company and leading social media site dedicated to female health and wellness.