WE ARE OZOBOT

We make award-winning coding robots for the next generation of creators. Our mission is to prepare kids for a future where they’ll collaborate with robots every day, in ways large and small. Our robots connect physical play with digital technology and can be coded with the OzoBlockly editor or with colors.

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HOW IT ALL STARTED

2012
A Big Idea
Nader Hamda sets out to make small robots with a big mission. His 10-year-old daughter names the project Ozobot.
Jan 2014
Two Ways to Code
After two years of testing and prototyping, Bit—the original Ozobot—is unveiled at CES in Las Vegas.
Aug 2014
Bit by Bit
Ozobot files the patent for Color Codes, a screen-free way to code robots with markers and stickers before advancing to OzoBlockly.
2015
Blushing Bot
Bit is named Best Robot Toy at the 2015 KAPi Awards and a finalist at the Toy of the Year Awards.
2016
Always Evolving
Evo, an app-connected Ozobot enhanced with Bluetooth Smart, a built-in speaker, and some super cool sensors, is unveiled.
2017
All Grown Up
Evo and Bit reach over 10,000 classrooms across the U.S. Meanwhile, Ozobot’s named one of Los Angeles Business Journal’s Best Places to Work.
2018
Not-So-Humble Bot
Evo wants everyone to know…the smart, small, social robot was nominated for the 2018 Edison Awards!

OUR LEADERSHIP

Nader Hamda, MBA

CEO

Founder - TI, Cloud B

Joby Otero

CPO

Activision, Anki

Kim Salzer, MBA

CMO

EA, Activision, Hyperloop One

Katherine Gaffney

CFO

Sony, Hearst, Fox

Kenneth Yeast

VP, Engineering

EA Activision

Julia Kroyan, PHD

VP, Education

Fastrack Design, Quantis Design Systems

Shaun Pittman

VP, Sales

Teeboo, Cloud B

Michael Norman

VP, Procurement & Logistics

Coated Fabrics, Cloud B

Toy Insider
Brain Toy
PCMag.com
Family Choice 2018
Pioneering Product
Tutora
Edison
Our team

OUR HUMANS

Ozobot’s team is a diverse group of artists and engineers. Kids are our collaborators, inspiring us every day with all the ways they play, create, and share using our robots.

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