Dr. Ross Mead 

Consultant

Dr. Ross Mead is the Founder and CEO of Semio, a startup developing a standardized software framework and tools for natural communication interfaces (speech and body language) between human users and smart devices, including personal robots. Ross received his PhD and MS in Computer Science at the University of Southern California in 2015, and his BS in Computer Science from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2007. Ross’ overarching research interest is concerned with the modeling of nonverbal social behaviors—such as interagent spacing, visual attention, and gestures—for the purposes of autonomous recognition and control in face-to-face human-robot interaction.

Dr. Ross Mead