Yoky Matsuoka - Behind the Scenes

Yoky Matsuoka, Nest Labs

Matsuoka talks about the origins of Nest and what other opportunities she and her team might tackle.

Yoky Matsuoka, Vice President of Technology, Nest Labs

Yoky Matsuoka is VP of Technology at Nest Labs, where she leads the development of the learning and control technology for the Nest thermostat and smoke detector. Yoky served as the Head of Innovation at Google and Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington before joining Nest. She graduated from UC Berkeley and earned an MS and PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT. She received the MacArthur Genius Award for her work in robotics and neuroscience.