Eythor Bender

Eythor Bender is CEO and Co-Founder of UNYQ and Faculty Member at Singularity University, and former CEO of Ekso Bionics, the developer and maker of powered, wearable robots known as “exoskeletons” that augment strength, endurance, and mobility of humans. Throughout his career, Eythor has championed innovation; fostering and spearheading creativity in medical technologies and taking them from unconventional approaches to FDA-approved products that communities aspire to. Eythor spent 13 years in executive management with Ossur, a global leader in the development, manufacture and distribution of non-invasive orthopedic products, serving the last six years as president of Ossur Americas. During his tenure as president of Ossur Americas, a division he’d grown from the United States and Canada to one spanning the Western Hemisphere, Eythor introduced the first three bionic devices in the world for lower-limb amputees. Originally from Iceland Eythor now resides in Northern California with his family and is an active member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO).