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Cory Kidd

Cory Kidd
CEO, Catalia Health

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Dr. Cory Kidd is CEO and founder of Intuitive Automata, a health care company that creates interactive coaches to help people address the challenges of making lasting change. Dr. Kidd 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. He 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. More information is available at


Location: Fire House
Cory Kidd (Catalia Health)
Hear lessons learned from the long and arduous process of turning proof-of-concept academic research in cutting-edge interactive robots into a product and company in the story of Intuitive Automata, an MIT Media Lab spinoff building social robots for long-term healthcare applications. Read more.