Vecna Robotics, a provider of robotic material handling autonomous ground vehicles, has appointed Dr Daniel Patt as its CEO.
Dr Patt served as Deputy Director for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Strategic Technology Office (STO) prior to his new position.
“Dan’s proven leadership abilities and diverse technology experience will further drive our rapid progression to becoming the automated logistics leader, building upon our position delivering superior materials handling solutions in unstructured warehouse environments,” said Daniel Theobald, co-founder and chief innovation officer of Vecna Robotics.
Vecna has signed a partnership deal with iCobots, a collaborative robotics distributor in Israel. With this agreement, Vecna will further extend the availability of its patented VGo platform to Israeli businesses, medical facilities and educational institutions.
“We are pleased to work with iCobots to introduce this telepresence solution to the Israeli market,” said David Clear, Vecna’s manager of global partnerships.