Sandra Skaff (she/her) leads robotics ecosystem development with a focus on startups at NVIDIA. Prior to this role, she was global lead of academic research engagements. She has nearly 10 years of experience in R&D in both large corporations and startups. Sandra received Ph.D. and MEng. degrees in computer vision from McGill University in Montreal. She has authored and co-authored 20 peer-reviewed conference and journal publications and has been granted 13 patents.