Corinna E. Lathan, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Corinna Lathan is Chief Executive Officer of AT KidSystems™, the manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of intelligent educational and rehabilitation products for commercial and consumer users. Its first product is Cosmo’s Learning Systems™ developed by AnthroTronix. AT KidSystems is a subsidiary of AnthroTronix which Dr. Lathan co-founded in 1999. In 2005, AnthroTronix funded AT KidSystems™ with $1 million in capital to commercialize products for the educational and rehabilitation markets.
As President, Chief Executive Officer, and Co-Founder of AnthroTronix, Dr. Lathan directs the research and development mission specializing in advanced human interface solutions. A dynamic human factors engineering consulting and product development company, AnthroTronix clients have included the National Science Foundation, Department of Education, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Defense Advanced Research Products Agency, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Laboratories, Raytheon, SAIC, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, The Office of Naval Research, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Institutes of Health, and the National Rehabilitation Hospital.
Dr. Lathan is currently an Associate Adjunct Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park and serves on the Advisory Board of The Catholic University of America. Prior to founding AnthroTronix, Dr. Lathan was an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at The Catholic University. Dr. Lathan is actively involved in educational outreach programs that empower women and minorities to pursue careers in science and technology. Dr. Lathan is the Founder of Keys to Empowering Youth (KEYs) for 11-to-13 year-old girls. In 1998, she expanded KEYs by founding Gateways to Engineering, a four-day program for 14-to-16 year old high school girls. Additionally, Dr. Lathan serves as an advisor to FIRST, Inc., “For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology.”
Designated as a Young Global Leader in 2006 by the Forum of Young Global Leaders, an affiliate of the World Economic Forum, Dr. Lathan was one of only 41 North Americans chosen. Her leadership of AnthroTronix also earned the company the honor of being named a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum in 2004 and a 2005 San Jose Tech Museum Awards Laureate. Dr. Lathan was named Maryland’s 2002 “Top Innovator of the Year,” tapped as one of Technology Magazine’s “Top 100 World Innovators Under the age of 35,” and awarded the Women in Technology Leadership Award for Entrepreneurship.
A graduate of Swarthmore College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biopsychology and Mathematics, she earned her Ph.D. in Neuroscience and an S.M. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Lathan also studied at the International Space University in Japan.