GREENVILLE, Texas, Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovation First International (IFI) announced today that Paul Copioli, President of VEX Robotics, resigned after nine years at the helm of the educational robotics division. The company's co-founders were in full support of Paul's decision and wish him the best in his future endeavors. To ensure continuity and aid the transition period, Tony Norman, Co-founder, President and CEO of IFI, will step in as interim president.
During his time with VEX Robotics, Paul has led the company to become the largest and most successful of IFI's three wholly-owned subsidiaries. His expertise and passion for education and competitive robotics resulted in VEX becoming an internationally recognizable brand, reaching over one million students around the world, both in and outside of the classroom.
Paul leaves VEX Robotics in a strong position for future growth and the VEX team sincerely thanks him for his contribution and leadership during his tenure as President.
About VEX Robotics
VEX Robotics is a leading provider of educational and competitive robotics products to schools, universities and robotics teams around the world. Their VEX IQ and VEX EDR product lines span elementary, middle, and high schools with accessible, scalable, and affordable robotics solutions. Beyond science and engineering principles, a VEX Robotics project encourages teamwork, leadership and problem solving among groups. It allows educators to easily customize projects to meet the level of students' abilities as they inspire & prepare the STEM problem-solvers of tomorrow.