Crazy Hard Robots
Crazy Hard Robots
Jul 20, 2022
Erin Bishop - Investor, Entrepreneur and Robot Storyteller
Play • 48 min

In the world of robotics, Erin Bishop has seen it all. As an early leading product manager in autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) Erin quickly became a well known market influencer.  Since then, Erin has been a thought leader and trusted storyteller in the Silicon Valley robotics community. She helped found and invest in robotics startups, including several with successful exits. Now Erin is working with the high-powered team at nVidia to bring robotic simulation to the masses. Her experience has guided her to advocate for new capabilities that will bring the autonomous robotics industry to the next level.

Tune in to Crazy Hard Robots as Erin Bishop, robotics expert, chats with Tom about simulating autonomous robots and the environments they impact.

In this episode Erin and Tom discuss:

  • Northstar simulation technologies for the future of robotics
  • Working with Silicon Valley Robotics startups and being acquired by Google
  • The business case for mobile robots and fleet management
  • The FIRST Robotics competition
  • The future of robots and Tesla’s humanoid robot ambitions

About Erin Bishop

Erin Bishop: Angel Investor, Serial Entrepreneur, and Robot Storyteller. Erin advocates the use of high-fidelity simulations so robot code updates can be verified and validated across thousands of procedurally generated scenarios in Unity, Unreal, or Nvidia ISAAC Sim. Erin has worked at DEKA, iRobot, Adept, Industrial Perception (acquired by Google), Sense Photonics (acquired by Ouster), and consults with robotics companies at various stages.

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