Cynthia (https://www.linkedin.com/in/cynthiayeung/) is currently Head of Product for Plus One Robotics, a series B robotics startup. Their leadership has spanned roles from COO at robotic coffee bar startup Cafe X and next-gen product at SoftBank Robotics to partnerships for a social enterprise startup accelerator based on a ship and various initiatives for Google[X], a lab that aims for technological moonshots. They advise and consult for a number of robotics startups, including Fox Robotics and Diligent Robotics, and are a founding board member of Women in Robotics. They also served as project manager for the publication of Stuart Russell and Peter Norvig’s Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach (4th Edition), widely acknowledged as "the most popular artificial intelligence textbook in the world." They have been featured in a diverse range of publications and events such as Axios, CES, RISE, MIT AI Conference, Wharton Business Radio, Lesbians Who Tech, and the San Jose Mercury.
Cynthia graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s Management and Technology program with degrees from both the Wharton School and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. They were a Benjamin Franklin Scholar and a Joseph Wharton Scholar.