Founded to bring the first generation of household robot assistants into homes across the globe, Aeolus Robotics is a global company with offices in San Francisco and Taipei City. Integrating Silicon Valley AI genius and Taiwanese manufacturing process, we are breaking new ground in general-purpose consumer robotics with capabilities in unstructured “human” spaces. 


With over 100 engineers on staff and a leadership team that includes decades of experience at leading tech companies and institutions ranging from Microsoft to DARPA – including work conceiving and managing the historic Watson AI project – we have the expertise, personnel and and breakthrough technological approaches to ensure success in this fast-growing field.

Leadership Team

Alexander Huang

Alexander Huang’s career encompasses more than 30 years of high-tech innovation. In 1983, Alexander joined HP in a role dedicated to creating a government business sector, culminating in the creation of the very first 4-1 fax/printer/scanner/copier in 1989. He then joined Microsoft in 1992, where he held numerous senior executive positions, including General Manager of Microsoft Taiwan and President of Microsoft Greater China. In addition to leading Aeolus Robotics, Alexander is an angel investor with a portfolio that includes a recently listed cloud-based B2B video communication company.

Dan Oblinger

Dan Oblinger‘s career has been focused on applying machine learning and data science to solve real world problems. As a Program Manager at DARPA, Dan created and led a $200+ million machine reading initiative, which lead to the creation of Watson, IBM’s Jeopardy-playing supercomputer. At IBM Research, Dan developed 20+ patents, including technology that is now part of the IBM Rational Software tool suite. Dan holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science and has taught graduate courses on machine learning as a visiting professor at Columbia University.

TC Huang

TC Huang has a career background that spans more than 30 years of proven experience in imaging, mechanical engineering and business management, having achieved global market leadership in such product verticals as optoelectronics and office automation. TC’s experience leading special business units on projects including Portable Imaging Devices and Image Management Devices make him an invaluable asset in product development at Aeolus.

Robert Yao

Robert Yao has built a diverse and accomplished career working with and evaluating high tech brands. Holding a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from California Institute of Technology, Robert has worked in industrial automation focusing on servo drive/motors and PLC, acted as a management consultant for McKinsey & Co. with emphasis on high tech industry-M&A and business transformation, and held engineering positions at Marvel, Intel and Hoya.


Wing Wong

• Professor of Statistics, Professor of Biostatistics, and Professor of Biology by courtesy, Stanford University (2004-Present)
• Professor of Statistics, Professor of Biostatistics, Harvard University (2000-2004)
• Professor of Statistics, Chinese University of Hong Kong (1994-1997)
• National Academy of Sciences, Fellowship (2009)
• Academia Sinica, Academicians (2010)
• CAS Einstein Professorship Program(2012)

Sheng-Jyh Wang

• Professor of Department of Electronics Engineering, National Chiao Tung University
• Specialties in Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Image Processing and Signal Processing
• Ph.D Stanford University, USA (Electrical Engineering) 1994
• 11 US patent granted

Markus Vincze

  • Professor at Automation and Control Institute (ACIN), Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  • Leading Vision for Robotics Lab (“We make robots see”)
  • Project coordinator of EU-project Hobbit, a household robot supporting elderly living at home
  • Leading positions for numerous projects extending robot vision and manipulation capabilities (robots@home, GRASP, SQUIRREL)
  • Program chair of ICRA 2013 and organizer of HRI (Human Robot Interaction) 2017

Chen-Yi Lee

• 1990 Ph.D in Electrical Engineering, Katholieke University Leuven (KUL),Belgium
• NPIE Bridge Program co-host
• IEEE TCAS-II Associate Editor
• IEEE VLSI Symposium JFE Circuits Program Committee Member

Shahi Ghanem

• Managing Director of WI Harper Group in San Francisco office(Present)
• Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President of Corporate Development for BitTorrent, Inc.
• Chairman and CEO of Brickfish, an Internet advertising and social media company that delivers consumer-driven social media campaigns and metrics to Global 2000 clients in the fashion, sports, electronics, and consumer products industries.
• CEO of EmpowHER, a health media company and leading social media site dedicated to female health and wellness.