Kevin Grennan is a designer from San Francisco. He currently works at Sidewalk Labs. He was born in Ireland in 1984 and studied at the Royal College of Art, where he completed the Design Interactions program in 2011. His work takes up the subject of human empathy in relation to robots. He has developed a series of projects – interventions that explore the possible future of human-robot interaction and question whether the proposed conventions and approaches of designers are desirable for society.