BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Endeavor Robotics (FKA iRobot Defense & Security), the U.S.-based, leading ground robotics company announced today that Dr. Andrew Rogers, former president of QinetiQ North America (AKA Foster-Miller Inc.) has joined their Board of Directors.
"We are very excited to have Andy join Endeavor's board. Endeavor is committed to maintaining and expanding our role as the leading player in ground robotics, "said Sean Bielat, CEO, Endeavor Robotics. "We believe that Andy will bring a lot of strategic value to Endeavor given his broad technical expertise and knowledge of ground robotics, autonomous vehicle systems and commercial markets as we continue to evolve our position in robotics."
Dr. Rogers is currently an independent consultant with DRIVE Solutions, providing consulting and advisory services to companies pursuing impactful expansion in the transportation, aerospace and defense industries. Previously, Dr. Rogers was president of QinetiQ North America (QNA), an RDT&E and product company which develops and sells complex and disruptive technologies for U.S. and international defense and commercial customers. Before accepting the role of president, he was EVP & GM of QNA where he had operational and technical leadership of the Technology Solutions Group (TSG). QNA's products include ground robotics and sensors, among other military and commercial technologies. Dr. Rogers holds a Ph.D. in applied marine physics from the University of Miami and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan executive program.
Endeavor Robotics has continued to advance the mission area and capabilities of their family of robots on display in Booth 2139 at AUSA's Annual Conference & Exposition, Oct 3-5. Their growing family of robots display numerous autonomous functions, leading CBRNE mapping, EOD, Combat Engineer, and Infantry capabilities. Endeavor's continued partnership with end-users and investment in robot technology integrations has Endeavor Robotics well positioned to win numerous major ground robotics programs. Dr. Rogers' experience, expertise and insights will further strengthen and position Endeavor Robotics to lead ground robotics development for the warfighter.
About Endeavor Robotics
Endeavor Robotics brings an established leadership team with decades of experience integrating ground robotic systems, the best roboticists who collaborate with end-users to develop robots for worldwide markets, and veteran field service engineers who keep you in the fight. For more than 25 years, with deployments worldwide, operations in areas of conflict and in response to natural disasters, Endeavor Robotics has specialized in delivering battle-hardened and adaptable robotics. We are committed to working with industry leaders and government partners to deliver innovative, reliable, and the easiest to operate robot solutions. Our family of robots includes 5 lb FirstLook, less than 20 lb SUGV, man-portable PackBot, and heavy-duty Kobra. To date, we have delivered more than 6,000 robots worldwide. Please visit www.endeavorrobotics.com to learn more.
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