Executive Vice President Innovation at SoftBank Robotics 

Rodolphe Gelin (1965) started his career at CEA (French Atomic Energy Commission) working on mobile robots control for industrial applications and on robotics rehabilitation. Then, he oversaw different teams working on robotics, virtual reality and cognitics. In 2009, he joined SoftBank Robotics (SBR) as head of collaborative projects. He is the leader of the French project ROMEO that aims to develop a human size humanoid robot. Since 2016, he is member of the board of SBR as Chief Scientist Officer.