Helen Greiner's fascination with Star Wars led her to be a serial entrepreneur founding companies with the mission of making robots a reality. She is the founder and CEO of CyPhy Works, which develops aerial vehicles for imaging, surveying, mapping, and monitoring applications. Prior to launching CyPhy Works, Greiner co-founded and served as president at iRobot. The Obama administration named her a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship, and Greiner is an inductee of the Women in Technology International (WITI) Hall of Fame. She holds degrees in mechanical engineering and computer science from MIT, as well as an honorary Ph.D. from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.