Robotic VISION Technologies Names Alan Johnson Chief Operating Officer to Add to Executive Team
Robotic VISION Technologies, LLC Posted 04/25/2014Robotic VISION Technologies LLC (RVT) has strengthened its executive team by naming Alan Johnson to the position of Chief Operating Officer.
Johnson has impressive credentials and has worked in senior management at other firms with RVT founder and Chief Executive Officer Rick Weidinger.
“We’re very pleased to bring in Alan to be our Chief Operating Officer,” Weidinger said. “He has a history of delivering customers leading-edge technology and superior customer satisfaction. We worked together in building the success stories at MFS Communications and Pontio Communications and I’m thrilled to be working with him again.”
Johnson has been Regional Director for MFS Communications, where he managed fiber optic network expansion and integration, US West Communications Vice President and General Manager responsible for serving more than 385,000 customers and leading 2,500 employees and Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at Pontio Communications, where he led sales, network development and operations and transformed a start-up into the largest competitive local exchange in Texas. Each company was acquired and produced significant value for shareowners and employees. Upon the sale of Pontio, Johnson has pursued private investments, real estate development and owning auto dealerships to fuel his enthusiasm for automobiles.
“Rick and his team at RVT provide industry-leading technology to the world of automation and to join RVT now as the company expands globally is an amazing opportunity for me and fellow employees,” Johnson said. “Robotic Automation, 3D Point Cloud, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Video Analytics is coming of age and RVT has an enormous opportunity to be a global leader. I am excited to join Rick and his team.”
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About Robotic VISION Technologies, LLC
Robotic VISION Technologies LLC, a privately held software company, is a recognized leader in the field of Vision Guided Robotics (VGR). eVisionFactory (eVF) is the brand name of the RVT vision guidance software platform that allows robots to “See, Think, and Do.” RVT’s software and technologies enable image recognition, machine vision and robot guidance processes in industrial and non-industrial markets. RVT’s main 3D vision products feature the Henry Ford Technology Award-winning single-camera 3D software product in addition to its proprietary validation tools – AutoCal, AutoTrain and AccuTest. In addition, RVT has won the prestigious BAE Systems Chairman’s Award for its technology and governmental work efforts. A sample of customers using RVT’s products include Ford, GM, Chrysler, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Harley- Davidson, Boeing and Johnson & Johnson. RVT’s eVF software platform is installed in hundreds of systems worldwide and operates every day controlling over $500 million of capital equipment. Robotic VISION Technologies is headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., with an office in Washington, D.C., and opened an office and technical center in Munich, Germany, on February 3, 2014. RVT has recently secured agreements with Intellectual Ventures and Jacobs Technology Inc. for technology growth and field support.