He has shipped over two-million personal robots around the world while working at Sphero alongside the Star Wars and Disney brands. His contributions to advancing technology and STEM in the classroom have been recognized by leaders in the education industry, including President Barack Obama, Apple, and the National Science Foundation.
More recently he spent time at the Advanced Technologies & Projects (ATAP) lab focused on redefining the way Google builds, sells, and markets consumer smartphones and hardware. His work has been covered by countless media outlets such as the Wall St. Journal, Fast Company, CNET, AdWeek, and The Huffington Post.
In work and in life Ross presents himself as an uncompromising renegade devoted to further advancing the relationship between people and machines. He is currently working on an unannounced project in LA.
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