Sandra Skaff is senior alliances and ecosystem manager at NVIDIA where she leads robotics ecosystem development and works with cross-functional teams to support partners and customers in developing their products using NVIDIA’s Isaac platform. Prior to this role she was global lead of academic research engagements including the NVAIL program, whereby she was responsible for setting the strategy and managing a portfolio of engagements with top research labs in the areas of AI, Robotics, and Data Science. She has 10 years of experience in computer vision and machine learning R&D at both large corporations and startups. Sandra received the PhD and MEng. degrees in Computer Vision from McGill University, Montreal, Canada. She has authored and co-authored 20 peer-reviewed conference and journal publications and has been granted 13 patents.