Global VP - Artificial Intelligence/Data/Innovation, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Laura Niklason, M.D., Ph.D.
VP & GM of Analog Design Services, Texas Instruments
Lisa Seacat DeLuca
Technology Strategist, Cognitive Incubation Lab, IBM Watson Customer Engagement
Senior Director of Program Management, iRobot
Elizabeth Xu, Ph.D.
CTO & SVP of Technology, BMC Software
Selma SvendsenSenior Director of Program Management, iRobot
Inducted in: 2017
Selma Svendsen is the Senior Director of Program Management at iRobot where she plays a lead role in advancing iRobot's technology development strategy. Ms. Svendsen holds 22 U.S. patents for the invention of technologies that are core to robot design, including autonomous mobility behaviors and mechanical cleaning systems found on popular iRobot products like the Roomba® vacuuming robot. Her inventions and leadership helped transform iRobot from a small Massachusetts startup to a global, publicly traded consumer robot company with more than $660 million in annual revenue.