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HTEC: The ROBO Global Healthcare Technology & Innovation Index

Massive disruption is taking the healthcare space by storm. Rapidly evolving technologies are quietly and completely morphing the medical field as we know it. Robotics, artificial intelligence, and healthcare technologies are slowly but surely becoming significant change agents in the industry and investors should be taking notice.

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The healthcare AI market will grow at a CAGR between 47-50% by 2025 – a value of $36 billion.

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THNQ: The ROBO Global Artificial Intelligence Index

The global hunger for data and the demand for AI is escalating at a pace that will only continue to accelerate. As innovations in machine learning, deep learning, data analytics and other AI drivers continue to evolve, investors should think deeply about THNQ.

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Global revenues for AI enterprise applications are projected to grow to $31.2B by 2025, a CAGR of 53%.

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ROBO: ROBO Global Robotics and Automation Index

Globally, companies are revising and rethinking their own strategies to cement their futures in a world that is dictated by (RAAI). Financial markets recognized this shift and are rewarding those placing bets on the future. For investors seeking a strategy to capture those rewards, the time is now to invest in all that RAAI has to offer.

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THE ROBOTICS & AUTOMATION Industry
IS EXPECTED TO REACH $44.8 BILLION

BY 2024.

Global Growth Trends

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  • Smart Robot Market:

    $16B+ by 20251

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  • Industrial Automation Market:

    $352B by 20242

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  • Number of 5G Users:

    1 Billion by 20233

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  • Computer Vision Market:

    $19B+ by 20254

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  • Healthcare AI Market:

    $6B by 20215

1 Grand View Research, 2 Transparency Market Research, 3 TechRepublic, 4 Market Insights, 5 Forbes

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Travis Briggs

CEO - US
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William Studebaker

President & CIO
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Richard Lightbound

CEO - EMEA & Asia
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Chris Buck

Head of Capital Markets & Sales
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Jeremie Capron

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Travis Briggs

CEO - US

Travis is CEO and Partner of ROBO Global. A veteran of the finance and wealth management industry, Travis is responsible for managing daily operations and executing the firm’s business strategy.

Prior to joining ROBO Global in March 2014, Travis served as managing director at Smith Group Asset Management in Dallas, where he created and led the firm’s Private Client Group. Before joining Smith Group, Travis served as Chief Operating Officer and Director of Business Development at Dallas-based hedge-fund Discovery Management. Earlier in his career, Travis was the Director of Investor Relations at Triton Energy and worked as an analyst at Bank of America.

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William Studebaker

President & CIO

Bill Studebaker joined the ROBO Global team in 2015 after more than 20 years in capital markets and investment management. For more than a decade, he served as a portfolio manager at Apex Capital where he covered industrials and the economies of supply chain management. Earlier in his career, he held a number of positions at Merrill Lynch, including as a trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange and as a director in institutional equity sales, and he was an analyst in the structured finance group of Cargill.

Bill received his BA in Political Science and International Relations (double major) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Richard Lightbound

CEO - EMEA & Asia

Richard Lightbound joined ROBO Global in 2014. In addition to managing daily operations in Europe and Asia, he is responsible for executing the firm’s global business strategy.

Richard has worked for 15+ years within the financial services sector with Wells Fargo and Standard Chartered Bank in senior management positions with responsibility for Institutional and Corporate clients across Europe, MENA and Asia. He enjoyed a 7-year break from banking to join an early cloud computing company funded by Warburg Pincus (now part of Infor) where he launched and managed operations across Asia and Europe.

A frequent speaker at Robotics & Automation conferences and events, he has lived and worked in Hong Kong, USA, Europe, and Sri Lanka.

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Chris Buck

Head of Capital Markets & Sales

Chris Buck brings more than 25 years of experience in capital markets and sales to his role of head of capital markets and sales for ROBO Global.

In his role as Head of Client Execution Services, Americas iShares Capital Markets at BlackRock, he was responsible for leading institutional and private wealth sales engagement across US, Canada, and Latin America. He also served as Director of Global Sales for Capital Institutional Services (CAPIS) in Dallas and spent seven years at UBS Investment Bank in NY, where he was Head of Alternative Research Provider Marketing Sales and Global Head of Soft Dollar and Directed Commissions Sales.

Chris received his BA in Economics and Management from DePauw University. He holds FINRA Series 7, 66, 63, 9, 10, 24 licenses and is a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®).

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Jeremie Capron

Director of Research

Jeremie Capron joined ROBO Global in 2017 with more than ten years of experience as an equity research analyst in Asia, Europe, and the United States, with a focus on industrial technology.

Most recently, Jeremie led CLSA’s industrial research out of New York. For the prior seven years he served as a Senior Research Analyst with CLSA in Singapore and Japan, receiving a No.1 stock picker award from Nikkei/Starmine and ranking No.1 for Japan Materials Research in Asiamoney Brokers’ Poll for three consecutive years. Earlier in his career, he was a project manager with Veolia Environment in Europe and Asia.

Jeremie is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder, holds a Master’s Degree in Science and Executive Engineering from the École des Mines de Paris, and holds FINRA series 7, 63, 87 licenses. He is fluent in French and Japanese.

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