Suzanne Gildert

Suzanne Gildert

Founder & CoCEO

Suzanne is co-founder of Sanctuary AI, a company with a mission to build synthetic humans – “synths” – that are indistinguishable from us physically, cognitively and emotionally. Synths will serve as a platform for the development of human-like intelligence in machines.

Prior to Sanctuary, Suzanne founded Kindred Inc., an artificial intelligence and robotics company. She hand built over 30 robots to demonstrate Kindred’s core technology concept of human robot tele-operation for reinforcement learning. She grew the company to over 50 employees and opened offices in Vancouver, Toronto, and San Mateo. She helped raise over $50M in venture funding for Kindred from top tier investors including Eclipse, Google Ventures, First Round Capital and Data Collective.

Suzanne holds a PhD in Physics and Electronics from the University of Birmingham, UK