- Third Space Automation
Arshia Gratiot is the founder and CEO of Third Space Automation, an AI and unmanned aerial robotics start-up with offices in Helsinki and Bangalore. She is an experienced technology professional who has worked in the mobile and IT space with Nokia and Microsoft over the last ten years in a wide variety of roles. A big believer in the power of the crowd and consortiums, Arshia has founded the Nordic Drone Project and the IPSSA consortium. Both focused on promoting start-ups developing unmanned systems in the maritime and in the logistics sector.
Arshia is a frequent speaker on topics involving AI, drones, human-centric intelligent systems and the experience of being a non-technical founder creating deep-tech start-ups. She is an avid supporter of women in technology and evangelises the importance of encouraging girls to enter the STEAM stream where arts also play a significant role. Arshia has two children and lives in London.
Plenary, Thursday 30 April: