Parag Batavia is the founder of Neya Systems, LLC. Neya is a 30-person robotics and unmanned systems company in Pittsburgh which focuses on developing technology for unmanned ground and air platforms. Parag founded Neya in 2009, and has spent time at CMU NREC, Applied Perception, and QinetiQ North America. Parag has a Ph.D. in Robotics from CMU and an MBA from Drexel University. He is a recipient of the 2015 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and enjoys working with startups and mentoring new entrepreneurs.