Founder/CEO of Boston Dynamics, innovative robotics developer, National Academy Engineering
Marc Raibert is Director of Robotics and Founder of Boston Dynamics, a company that develops some of the world's most advanced dynamic robots, such as BigDog, Atlas, Spot and SandFlea. These robots are inspired by the remarkable ability of people and animals to move with agility, dexterity and speed. Before starting Boston Dynamics, Raibert was Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT from 1986 to 1995 and Associate Professor of Computer Science and Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University from 1980 to 1986. While at MIT and Carnegie Mellon Raibert founded the Leg Laboratory, a lab that helped establish the scientific basis for highly dynamic robots. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.