CEO and Founder of Intuitive Automata
Dr. Cory Kidd is CEO and founder of Intuitive Automata, a healthcare company that creates interactive coaches to help people address the challenges of making lasting change. Dr. Kidd received his M.S. and Ph.D. at the MIT Media Lab in human-robot interaction. While there, he conducted studies that showed the advantages of using a physical robot over screen-based interactions. He conducted an extensive study showing the efficacy of his weight loss coach in helping people to diet and did work in local nursing homes with robotic companions for elderly individuals. More information is available at http://intuitiveautomata.com.