Short Bio

Marc Raibert is the executive director of The AI Institute, a new research lab devoted to advancing both the intelligence of robots and their physical skills. He is also the founder of Boston Dynamics. Prior to Boston Dynamics, Raibert was a professor of electrical engineering and computer science at MIT, and CMU before that. There he created the Leg Laboratory, a lab that helped establish the scientific basis for highly dynamic robots. Raibert is a Founding Fellow of AAAI, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, was named Pioneer in Robotics in 2022 by IEEE and received the Engelberger Award in Technology.