Eric Schweikardt
CEO, Modular Robotics

Eric Schweikardt is fascinated by complexity and emergence.  As the founder and CEO of Modular Robotics, he makes robot blocks for kids to encourage them to build intuitions about real-world complex systems.  Before Modular Robotics, Eric spent a year as a Visiting Scientist at the Cornell Computational Synthesis Lab in Ithaca, New York.  Eric holds a PhD from the Computational Design Laboratory at Carnegie Mellon University and an undergraduate degree in Environmental Design from the University of Colorado at Boulder.