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Clearpath CEO Joins Robotic Industries Association (RIA) as a New Board Director
OTTO Motors Posted 02/11/2016
Clearpath CEO, Matt Rendall, has been selected as one of RIA’s four at-Large Directors.
(Kitchener, ON, Canada) Clearpath Robotics' Chief Executive Officer, Matt Rendall, has been selected to join the Board of Directors for Robotic Industries Association (RIA) as one of four at-Large Directors.
“I am honored to take on the position of Director at-Large within RIA,” said Matt Rendall, Chief Executive Officer at Clearpath Robotics. “RIA is an indispensible resource for the robotics industry, an industry that is entering a hyper-growth phase. I’m hoping to bring a fresh perspective on emerging technologies like self-driving vehicles and mobile manipulation, as well as start-ups and venture capital.”
The Director At-Large positions were announced at RIA’s Annual General Meeting on February 2, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. The RIA board is comprised of 22 directors who meet four times per year to plan the strategic direction of the association.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Matt Rendall to the RIA Board of Directors. Matt has the experience, insight and expertise to represent the mobile robotics community on our board,” said Jeff Burnstein, President of Robotic Industries Association.
Robotic Industries Association drives innovation, growth, and safety in manufacturing and service industries through education, promotion, and advancement of robotics and related automation technologies. The organization has a staff of 18 people working at the association’s headquarters office in Ann Arbor, Michigan and currently serves over 375 organizations around the world. RIA is part of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), the umbrella association for RIA, AIA, and MCMA.
About Clearpath Robotics
Clearpath Robotics Inc. develops self-driving vehicles for industry. The company provides hardware, software and services to enable self-driving vehicle development, deployment and fleet operation. Clearpath works with over 500 of the world’s most innovative brands in over 40 countries, serving markets that span industrial materials handling, mining, military, agriculture, aerospace and academia. Clearpath is an award-winning company with recent awards, including Robotics Business Review Top 50 Company, Edison Award for Innovation, Business Insider Top 40 under 40, and Canada’s Top 100 Employers.
Meghan Hennessey, Marketing Communications
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