Russell Toris is Director of Robotics at Fetch Robotics. His passion is bringing robots out of the lab and into the world to be used by everyday people. Throughout his career, Toris has built and distributed tools which enable researchers, developers, and end-users to interact with robots in an intuitive way using popular cloud and web-based technologies. His research in Learning from Demonstration, Cloud Robotics, and Mobile Manipulation has focused primarily on non-expert end-users which has helped Fetch Robotics bring robots into the workplace. Toris received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.