May 15–16, 2019 Boston Convention & Exhibition Center Boston, MA

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  • Daniel TheobaldCo-founder and CIOVecna

    Daniel Theobald is the co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Vecna, a leader in robotics solutions with a mission of empowering humanity through transformative technologies. Daniel founded Vecna in 1999 and without taking any outside investment, he grew the company to serve a worldwide customer base. A true visionary, Daniel has designed and developed several robots, including the Bear disaster recovery robot, and an end-to-end fleet of logistics robots, as well as advanced automation components, such a biomimetic muscle, hydraulics and machine perception technology.

    Daniel graduated at the top of his class from MIT and was honored with the Henry Ford II Scholar Award. He continued his graduate work as an NSF fellow in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Laboratory at MIT, developing web-based control algorithms for a robotic Mars explorer. His academic record and research earned him an award from the Hertz Foundation.

    Daniel is also the co-founder and President of MassRobotics; he speaks regularly at industry events and conferences; and he has been published in top-tier trade and mainstream media.