Founder of August Robotics
Alex Wyatt is the founder of August Robotics, a recent start-up focused on integrating people-friendly robotics into day-to-day life. He is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, and is also a member of the UAE’s international advisory group on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence. He is a judge of the UAE’s annual Robotics for Good award, and he also judged the Technology Prize in the 2015 Stanford University Design Competition. Wyatt is also a Director of two solar energy companies: Raygen and Iwana Energy. Previously, he was CEO and co-founder of Climate Bridge, a low-carbon project developer which facilitated the deployment of more than $2billion worth of renewable energy installations in China. In 2009, Wyatt was named in the “Advance Asia 50” as one of the 50 most influential Australians living in Asia, and in 2013 was appointed as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He earned a BSc (Computer Science) and an LLB from Melbourne University, and an MPhil and an MBA from the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.