Lee St James is a tech-savvy consultant and entrepreneur with over 25 years of business experience across a range of industries including consumer packaged goods and software. She is the founder and President of Social Robots, a technology start-up that is exploring how robots can engage, entertain, and educate residents, family members and staff at retirement homes and long-term care facilities. She is passionate about the opportunity for companion robots to relieve social isolation and loneliness and to help people be more connected with each other.
Lee has an Honors Business degree from Western University (London, Ontario) and a Masters degree in Business Administration from INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France). As an experienced general manager, collaborative team leader and serial entrepreneur, Lee has expertise in digital transformation, strategic marketing and robots.
Michael and Lee have a great time talking about how these robots are impacting the world of retirement living. How do robots affect humans in these environments? Hear direct from Lee about the reactions folks have to these bots.