The 2016 launch
On February 8, 2016 (New Year’s Eve, Year of the Fire Monkey), Asian Robotics Review was launched as an experiment to address robotics and automation news, analysis and research from and about the world’s most important yet most underserved robotics market.

The experiment took hold and flourished. February 2017 (Year of the Fire Rooster) marks the publication’s one-year anniversary. Year of the Fire Rooster is characterized by "trustworthiness, with a strong sense of timekeeping and responsibility" at work. Great traits to emulate, and we shall.

“This is a great site... a very good and timely idea, and a great source of information and analysis."  
                                    --Dan Kara, Research Director, Robotics, ABI Research  ​​ 

Formerly, as a TV writer/producer at Boston's ABC affiliate WCVB-TV, he wrote and produced the pilot program Lifelines: Ethics in Action. His work has been twice nominated for Grammy Awards.


He began his career writing award-winning radioplays for National Public Radio; and his short story collection In 

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About Tom Green
Tom Green is the founder, publisher and editor in chief of Asian Robotics Review.


Previously, 2012-2016, he launched and was founding editor in chief of Robotics Business Review (a property of EH Publishing). Green was also on-air host and lead researcher (2013-2016) for Robotics Business Review's webcast programs, as well as lead editor and contributing author for Robotics Business Review's annual series of robotics research reports.

Green has spoken at national and international robotics events and conferences; has been the subject of interviews on robotics with Barron's, The Wall Street Journal, Swissquote, and CNN Money, among others; and serves as a consultant and adviser on robotics from startups to multi-national corporations. 

Asian Robotics Review is an online publication offering news, analysis, research and opinion on the global technology and business issues of robotics and robotics-driven automation as they apply to and affect the business, technology and people of Asia (East Asia, Southeast Asia, Asia/Pacific (Australia & New Zealand), and India).

As our tagline says: “Specializing in Asia by Covering the Globe” That's exactly what we do! From our home office in Boston to our reporting centers in Bangkok and Beijing, we try our best to live up to our motto.​

        ​    Specializing in Asia by Covering the Globe             Boston |  Bangkok | Beijing | Bombay

“The global robotics industry will expand from $34 billion in 2016 to $226 billion by 2021, 

representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 46%.”       —Tractica

Asia in 2016 bought 63% of the world’s industrial robots. What’s next?

The Room the Women Come and Go was awarded a UNICO National Literary Award.

For over fifteen years, Green and his Thai wife have spent much of their time in Asia, where they have friends, family and a home.

Journalist, writer and video producer, Green has been reporting on and producing programming about technology for over two decades.


He is the author of the Amazon best seller Bright Boys: The Making of Information Technology (Taylor & Francis, 2010).

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