Hello! I’m Jonas, an entrepreneur with a focus on AI and robotics. My passion lies in leveraging technology to create a better world.

I began my journey as a researcher at the General Motors Lab at Carnegie Mellon University and later as a research scientist at UPenn’s GRASP Laboratory under Professor Vijay Kumar.  I left the pursuit of my PhD at UPenn to turn my research into reality, co-founding COSY Robotics with my advisor, Professor Kostas Daniilidis. During my tenure as COSY’s CEO, with support from 500 Startups, Intel Capital, and Great Point Ventures, we successfully deployed the first fleet of vision-only navigated robots in real-world environments through partnerships with companies like Walgreens, Home Depot, and ABinBev.

I’m honored to have received recognition from esteemed forums in the field, including the MIT Technology Review’s 35 Under 35 Award for pioneering technologists and LinkedIn’s NextWave Award for emerging entrepreneurs. Additionally, I hold several US patents in machine perception and robotics.

I’ve had the privilege of delivering keynote speeches at international events such as Emtech, TDWI, and Emerge Americas

Currently, I serve as a co-founder of Rav.ai, the world’s first automated content generation platform for video. I also serve as an Entrepreneur-In-Residence at Purdue University’s DIAL Ventures and as a commercial advisor to Tetel.ai. I’ve played contribution or advisory roles at Northrop Grumman, Emergent Views, and Azavea. My primary interests lie in computer perception, generative AI, and mobile robotics.

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I’ve had the privilege to keynote my work on some of the largest stages. I am always very excited to share my passion. If you’re interested in reaching me for an engagement, feel free to contact


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