Hardware, Software & the Internet of Things
June 23–25, 2015 • San Francisco, CA
Cory Kidd

Cory Kidd
CEO, Catalia Health

Website | @coryk

Dr. Cory Kidd is the founder and CEO of Catalia Health, a healthcare technology company focused on delivering effective behavior change. Cory is a serial entrepreneur who has been working in healthcare technology for nearly two decades. His previous company, Intuitive Automata, created interactive coaches for weight loss. Prior to this, Cory received his M.S. and Ph.D. at the MIT Media Lab in human-robot interaction. While there, he conducted studies that showed the advantages of using a physical robot over screen-based interactions. Cory conducted an extensive study showing the efficacy of his weight loss coach in helping people to diet, and did work in local nursing homes with robotic companions for elderly individuals. He also received his BS in computer science at the Georgia Institute of Technology. While there Cory was a part of the Aware Home Research Initiative, a focused research effort that was looking for ways to allow older people to live in their homes longer.


5:25pm–6:05pm Thursday, 06/25/2015
Location: C 210 (Bldg C)
Cory Kidd (Catalia Health)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 5 ratings)
The talk shows our process of designing a new hardware+software (robots + AI & psychology) system that helps our customers manage long-term healthcare challenges. We’ll talk about applying lessons from our design process to other complex interactive products, and give examples of some of the challenges that we encountered through our iterative prototyping experiences. Read more.