Clearpath Robotics’ CEO 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,” Rendall said. “RIA is an indispensable 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, Fla. 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,” said Jeff Burnstein, president of RIA. “Matt has the experience, insight and expertise to represent the mobile robotics community on our board.”
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, Mich., and currently serves more than 375 organizations around the world. RIA is part of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), the umbrella association for RIA, AIA, and MCMA. For more information about RIA visit www.robotics.org.
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