Aaryaman Sen's work lives at the intersection of design and deep tech – translating emerging technologies into user-friendly products and experiences. Today, he is the Co-founder and CEO of Alongside, a consumer AI company creating robot sidekicks that feel alive. As a student at UC Berkeley, Aaryaman co-created several everyday robots including Ava, an assistive social robot, and Creator, a robotic arm that builds block structures collaboratively with a user. Before Alongside, he worked as an independent designer with several consumer startups. He has previously served as an IDEO CoLab Fellow and an Invention Lab Fellow at CITRIS and the Banatao Institute.