Yoky Matsuoka
Leading Technology in Silicon Valley, Former Professor of Robotics and Neuroscience

Yoky Matsuoka is VP of Technology at Nest Labs. Previously, she was Head of Innovation at Google where she co-founded Google [x]. Prior to that, she was Professor in Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, and Neuroscience at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Washington. She has received a number of awards including a MacArthur Fellowship, a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), and a “Top 10 Women to Watch” award by Barbie.