Speaker Bio

Matanya Horowitz

Matanya Horowitz

CEO, AMP Robotics

Dr. Matanya Horowitz is the Founder and CEO of AMP Robotics™ an industrial
artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics company that is fundamentally changing the
economics of recycling, by lowering processing costs and extracting maximum value

from waste streams.


Matanya developed and commercialized AMP’s breakthrough AI platform, AMP
Neuron™, and robotics system, AMP Cortex™, which automates high-speed
identification, sorting, picking, and processing of material streams. AMP’s machine
learning technology continuously improves performance adapting to the complex,
ever changing material characteristics of municipal solid waste, construction and
demolition (C&D), e-waste, and metal scrap. Recognizing attributes down to the
SKU and Brand level, AMP can provide unprecedented data transparency and
insights on waste streams to inform decisions and unite the value chain of circularity.
Matanya was just individually recognized as Waste360’s ‘2019 Innovator of the Year’
award, in addition to being named to their ‘40 under 40’ list. AMP has received
numerous awards and international recognition, including The Circulars 2018 Award
for ‘Circular Economy Top Tech Disruptor’ at the World Economic Forum in Davos,
and the NWRA’s (National Waste and Recycling Association) ‘2017 Innovator of the

Year’ award.


Matanya earned multiple degrees including a BS in Electrical Engineering, BS in
Computer Science, BS in Applied Mathematics, BA in Economics, and MS in
Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado Boulder. Matanya holds a PhD
in Control and Dynamical Systems from the California Institute of Technology with
publications and research in control theory, path planning, and computer vision.


Robots in Action: How They Work from a Supplier's View

October 22 @ 8:45 AM