BA, Psychology and BA, Cognitive Science, Univ. of California, Berkeley; MA and PhD, Communication, and PhD minor, Psychology, Stanford. Former: Research Assistant, Palo Alto Research Center (PARC); Research Scientist, Nokia Research Center; Research Scientist and Manager, Human-Robot Interaction, Willow Garage. Since 2013, Senior Researcher, Google [x]. Examines the social and cognitive psychology of engaging with robotic and interactive tech products. Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum (2013). Technology Review's 35 Innovators Under 35 and Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People in Business (2012).