Mean Eyed Cat Venture Labs

Mean Eyed Cat Venture Labs

BIOGRAPHY:

Dr. Jack Peterson (PhD)
CEO & Co-Founder of Cogmation Robotics

DATE & TIME:          Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 6pm - 9pm

LOCATION:              Marigold Restaurant, 718 Osborne Street, Wpg, MB

The Mean Eyed Cat & Startup Grind Winnipeg are proud to introduce our March presenter, Dr. Jack Peterson.


                                           Cogmation founder, fundraiser, and garbage-man, Jack Peterson recognized a good idea when he saw it

                                           as the former manager of the University of Manitoba’s business incubator. With a PhD in Expert Systems

                                           from way back, Jack was into artificial intelligence long before it was even a thing. In a past life, Dr. Peterson

                                           was the CEO of Infocorp, taking his fledgling retail systems company all the way from founding through

                                           initial public offering on the both the TSX and U.S. exchanges.


                                          Dr. Peterson earned his BSc and his M.Sc. from the University of Manitoba and he earned his Ph.D. from the 

                                          University of Bath in the United Kingdom.

About Cogmation:

Cogmation believes in “Education With Simulation”.  “Our mission is to take the rocket science out of robotics and bring practical applications to educators, consumers, gamers, and programmers around the world.”  Cogmation Robotics develops software for the virtual design, control, and simulation of robots. Supported by strong practical experience, Cogmation is committed to the development of easy-to-use tools for the design, programming and development of robotic systems.
Students can learn about programming through robotics which is an even greater tool for teaching STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). Simulation is an effective means for understanding how physical concepts like force and motion come to play in real life.
Cogmation has a diverse and qualified team of professionals who share similar philosophies on the importance of STEM and higher education to best prepare our youth for their careers of tomorrow. Together, they developed Cogmation's highly-acclaimed software, the Virtual Robotics Toolkit which helps today’s youth do just that.


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