Co-founder & Board member
Co-founder & Board member at drive.ai
Carol is the Co-Founder and Board Member of self-driving technology startup Drive.ai, where she leads fundraising, product and business development. Carol has studied human-robot interaction extensively and has over 15 years of robotics experience in highly regulated industries, including surgical and underwater applications. Throughout her career, she has worked at both early-stage startups and large companies like Intuitive Surgical, Lockheed Martin, and has held several roles in various stages of the product lifecycle, from R&D to validation and testing. Carol holds eight technical patents. In 2017, she was named to Inc. Magazine’s Most Innovative Women list and Forbes’ 20 Women Advancing AI Research list. Carol has a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Santa Clara University, an M.S. in Computer Science, and five years in a PhD at Johns Hopkins University.