Joyce Sidopoulos is the Co-Founder and Chief of Operations at MassRobotics, whose mission is to enable and grow the next generation of robotics, AI and connected device companies. She works on initiatives to expand the breadth and depth of the robotics ecosystem and develops high impact programs, highlighting startups technology, matching startups with funders and customers, advocating for robotics adoption, connecting talent to employers, and working with academia to commercialize research. She is a mentor and judge at accelerator and university entrepreneurship programs. Prior experience includes 14 years of civil service with the USN’s Naval Undersea Warfare Center as Chief Scientist for Acoustic Prediction Systems, Systems & Test Engineer, and Sonar Systems Analyst. She held senior BizDev and Engineering & Technical Resource Manager roles at General Dynamics and defense contractors. She holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.