Chief Technology Officer & Co-founder
As Chief Technology Officer, Kevin is responsible for engineering research and development, technology creation and direction, and leading Ripcord’s growing hardware and software teams. Kevin has deep experience in industrial robotics. Prior to Ripcord, he was the founder of Source Robotics, a robotics consulting company that primarily focused on automation system design and machine vision for robot guidance. Earlier in his career, Kevin was a Robotics Application Engineer at Adept Technology where he designed and deployed vision guided, industrial robotic systems; and, he was a robotics engineer at Synbotics, where he developed autonomous ground vehicles for the US military. Kevin graduated with a BS in Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in Mechatronics from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where he was also actively involved in robotics research.