Robotics MSE '18 - Founder and CEO, Chef Robotics
Rajat is on a mission to empower at least 1b people and change their lives positively by at least 10x using technology. Currently he is the Founder and CEO of ThirdEye Technologies Inc., a product that empowers the blind and visually impaired by using computer vision and auditory feedback to verbally tell them what they are looking at. Having been featured by TechCrunch, BBC, SIRIUSXM, USAToday, HuffingtonPost, and Tech.co, Forbes recently described him as one of the “Fifteen Of The Brightest College Entrepreneurs” at colleges around America. In the past, he has worked on building and commercializing platform for writers to publish their creative writing with the world, a watch strap that makes any normal watch “smart,” and a modular sofa that integrates with your entertainment center. Also an education reform advocate, Rajat is the author of What High School Didn’t Teach Me: A Recent Graduate’s Perspective on How High Schools are Killing Creativity. He writes a weekly column for Forbes about incorporating entrepreneurship into school and why other young people should work on projects/startups in college. He is currently Masters student studying Robotics in the GRASP lab and a Wharton undergraduate studying statistics and entrepreneurial management. Reach out at @RajatBhageria.
Congratulations ROBO ’18 Graduates!
May 14, 2018
“ThirdEye, a start-up by Penn students to help the visually impaired, is sold” in the Inquirer
February 20, 2017
Associate Dean, ODEI - SEAS; Raymond S Markowitz President’s Distinguished Professor, CIS