Jibo

The World's First Social Robot for the Home. Friendly, helpful, and intelligent.  From Social Robotics pioneer Dr. @CynthiaBreazeal

Jibo

230 Congress St 9th Floor
Boston, MA 02110

Company Overview

Jibo, Inc., creator of the world’s first Social Robot for the home and Developers’ Platform, is a design-driven company dedicated to creating unforgettable experiences through advanced social robotics technology. With the Jibo SDK, developers have the tools to create and build a wide range of JiboSkills extending Jibo’s personality and capabilities in the home. Jibo, Inc. was founded by Cynthia Breazeal, a pioneer of social robotics and human robot interaction from the MIT Media Lab, and is staffed by robotics and consumer electronics leaders in both the Boston and San Francisco areas.

Why work at Jibo

Imagine a world where technology feels less virtual, and more alive; where humans are able to build personal relationships not only with each other, but also with machines. We believe this is possible and why, here at Jibo, Inc., we’re dedicated to delivering unforgettable experiences through advanced robotics innovations. Join the Jibo team and help us bring Jibo, the first social robot, to life and into the home!

Like Jibo, our team is continuously growing and evolving. We’re always on the lookout for smart, driven individuals to help us make our vision a reality. Come work alongside industry experts on our various teams including: artificial intelligence, conversational technologies, mobile, server, robotics platform, quality assurance, product management, hardware & manufacturing, design, marketing and more. Join us as we work to shape the future of consumer robotics.

 

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Company Values:

  • Lead with Design: We are a design company. Through design we create unforgettable experiences. Advanced robotics innovation makes those experiences possible.
  • Act with Urgency: We are in a race. Eliminate friction. Being first matters.
  • Be Bold: No ambition is too great. Pioneer and break new ground. Everyone innovates!
  • Think Interdependently: Our success soars with tight connectedness. Share the responsibility.
  • Create Experiences: Give rise to the unexpected. Make it meaningful. Make it matter. Think ‘unforgettable’.
  • Earn Trust: Take ownership. Deliver what you promise. Never over-promise. Be honest. Be direct.
  • Embrace Humble: No one is perfect. From mistakes we grow stronger. We all have much to learn… just like Jibo.
  • Make Heroes: Empower others. Unleash greatness. Help them rock.

The perks of building a robot:

  • Benefits: We offer a competitive salary, medical/dental/vision insurance, HSA & FSA, 401k, and your very own Jibo robot!
  • Equity: We want you to share in our success! As such, stock options are granted to all employees upon joining our team.
  • Outings and Events: We work hard, but we also have fun! Whether it’s summer outings at the beach, internal hackathons, or Sox games, we value our time together.
  • Boston Office: Just 2 blocks from South Station, our office is centrally located in the heart of Boston’s Financial District. Easily accessible via Red Line, Silver Line and Commuter Rail.
  • Renovated Office Space: Our beautifully renovated office has a modern, open-space design built for cross-team collaboration. And yes, our conference rooms are named after robots!
  • Food and Beverage: Our kitchens are fully stocked with snacks and espresso. Stay fueled for a productive day, and end one with a beer :)
Guy Breier, Jibo
Guy Breier
Head of Quality

I was really excited to join Jibo and it has exceeded my expectations. There are so many challenges in bringing a product with this level of sophistication to the consumer market. Each day, I get to work with state-of-the-art technology alongside some of the smartest people in the industry.

Daniella DiPaola Jibo
Daniella DiPaola
Researcher

As a researcher, there is nothing cooler than studying the intersection of robots and the human experience alongside some of the most passionate and driven people I've ever met!

Diana Luan Jibo
Diana Luan
Internationalization Product Manager

One of the cool things I like about Jibo is the opportunity to work side-by-side with cross functional teams as well as with our international partners who continuously bring support and momentum to our project.

Todd Pack Jibo
Todd Pack
Robot Architect

I decided to join Jibo because Cynthia had a vision for social robots that was completely different from anything I'd ever done before. I wanted to tackle the challenge of bringing that vision to reality!

Jonathan Ross Jibo
Jonathan Ross
Head of SDK

I came from video games where there was always that itch to be able to reach out from the screen into the real world. Working on Jibo has allowed me to do that and to interact with the world in a way that no other platform allows.

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Posted on: November 18, 2015

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