WHO WE ARE
We are engineers and programmers;
radar experts and roboticists;
business people and planners;
explorers of space and the deep ocean.

Bob Ballard (Left), discoverer of the wreck of the RMS Titanic.  Dave Scott (Right), commander of Apollo 15 and the seventh person to walk on the Moon.

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TEAM


DAVID MINDELL

CO-FOUNDER & CEO

David is a professor of aeronautics and astronautics and the history of engineering and manufacturing at MIT, and an inventor of undersea navigation spread-spectrum sonar technologies. His books include Our Robots, Ourselves: Robotics and the Myths of Autonomy.

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GARY COHEN

CO-FOUNDER, PRESIDENT & COO

Gary is a lawyer and intellectual property strategist with 30+ years’ experience as an executive at Genetics Institute, Genzyme Transgenics, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Foundation Medicine, and other paradigm-changing organizations.

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GREG CHARVAT

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Greg is a pioneer in the development of compact, high-precision radar technologies. Formerly a researcher at MIT Lincoln Laboratory and a co-founder of Hyperfine Research and Butterfly Network, Greg is the author of Small and Short-Range Radar Systems.

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JAMES KINSEY

CHIEF ROBOTICS OFFICER

James is an expert in precision navigation, control, and autonomy. He joined Humatics from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, where he designed, built and operated navigation systems for deep-ocean robots and submersibles.

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STEVE TOEBES

CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER

Steve is a proven leader of talented engineering organizations consisting of mechanical, electrical, software, quality, and controls engineers. He has a diverse background as a senior executive at Rethink Robotics, Harvest Automation, Symbotic, and Raytheon.

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MICHAEL BARBEHENN

VICE PRESIDENT AND PRINCIPAL SOFTWARE ARCHITECT

Michael is a software architect with an extensive background working with engineers on embedded control, desktop tools, and server and database applications. He is co-author on 28 patents and is largely responsible for architecting the software migration from Kiva Systems’ warehouse solution to the Amazon cloud.

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PETER SECOR

VICE PRESIDENT PRODUCT MARKETING

Peter is an expert in new market development, growth marketing, and forging high-impact global strategic alliances. Prior to Humatics, he held transformative positions with companies at the leading edge – and intersection of – information technology and industrial automation including robotics, telepresence, 3D printing, and IoT.

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FOUNDING ADVISORS


BOB BALLARD

Bob is a former United States Navy officer, a professor of oceanography and Director of the Center for Ocean Exploration at the University of Rhode Island. He is best known as discoverer of the wrecks of the RMS Titanic, the battleship Bismarck and the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown.

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DAVE SCOTT

Dave is an MIT-educated engineer and retired United States Air Force officer, test pilot and NASA astronaut. Dave flew on the Gemini 8 and Apollo 9 missions, and as commander of Apollo 15, he became the seventh person to walk on the Moon.

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CHRIS CHEEVER

Chris is co-founder and partner at Fontinalis, an investor in next-generation mobility technologies.

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GARY COHEN

Gary is co-founder, president and chief operating officer of Humatics Corporation.

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TOM LEE

Tom is a professor of electrical engineering at Stanford University.

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DAVID MINDELL

David is co-founder and chief executive officer of Humatics Corporation, and chairperson of its Board of Directors.

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FRANK MOSS

Frank is co-founder and chairman of Twine Health and former director of the MIT Media Lab.

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RAY STATA

Ray is co-founder and chairman of Analog Devices, which makes technologies that bridge the physical and digital worlds.


ADVISORS


LIAM BRENNER

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Liam is a partner at TechCXO, which provides financial and operational services to Humatics.

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RICHARD HOFFMAN

CORPORATE COUNSEL

Richard is a lawyer and partner at Goodwin Procter and corporate counsel to Humatics.

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STEVE HOLTZMAN

ADVISOR

Steve is an experienced entrepreneur; he is CEO of Decibel Therapeutics.

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MARC JOHANNES

PATENT COUNSEL

Marc is a lawyer and shareholder at Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, intellectual property counsel to Humatics.

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JEFF CUNNINGHAM

BOARD OBSERVER

Jeff is a senior financial analyst and investments team member at Lockheed Martin Ventures.

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MATT RHODES-KROPF

BOARD OBSERVER

Matt is a managing partner at Tectonic Ventures and a professor at MIT’s Sloan School of Management.

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NAT SIMS

ADVISOR

Nat is an anesthesiologist and innovator-in-residence at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

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LUKA TOMLJENOVIC

BOARD OBSERVER

Luka, a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, is a partner at Airbus Ventures.

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DANA YOERGER

ADVISOR

Dana is a senior scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

ANDY YOUMANS

ADVISOR

Andy is founder of Yomo Consulting and an operation management system expert.

JEAN-FRANÇOIS LESSARD

BOARD OBSERVER

Jean-François is vice president and chief data officer at Intact Insurance.

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DAVA NEWMAN

ADVISOR

Dava is a former Deputy Administrator of NASA, and a Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Engineering Systems at MIT.


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