Aaron is a maker; from sculptures to business, he is fascinated with the process of taking an idea from concept to reality. He is passionate about creating interfaces that drive a shift towards ubiquitous computing. He is currently Co-founder and CEO of Sproutel, the creator of Jerry the Bear – a platform for pediatric health and wellness education. Aaron has shared his expertise in robotics and social entrepreneurship through speaking at numerous conferences including TED@IBM, Hardware Innovation Workshop, Big Ideas Fest, MakerCon, TEDxUnisinos, CUSP, and Stanford MedX. Aaron has also been recognized as one of 50 honored makers by the White House in 2014. He holds a degree in Mechatronics and User Interaction Design from Northwestern University. When unplugged Aaron is likely either carving stone or surfing.