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Agility Robotics announces changes to leadership team

Management news

  • Agility Robotics, a humanoid robot developer, has announced changes to its leadership team. Daniel Diez has been appointed chief strategy officer, Melonee Wise as chief product officer, and Pras Velagapudi as chief technology officer. The new appointments are expected to help focus Agility Robotics' strategic priorities on productization and commercialization.

  • Diez will be in charge of setting the overall business and go-to-market strategies, Wise will continue leading the company's engineering initiatives alongside managing a new product organization, and Velagapudi will spearhead product-related innovation and technological developments.

  • Daniel Diez previously served as the chief commercial officer at Magic Leap and held multiple roles at Transform Brands and R/GA. Melonee Wise was formerly with Zebra Technologies and Fetch Robotics, with experience in autonomous robot development. Pras Velagapudi has worked in various roles relating to robotics and AI, including his term as chief architect of mobile robotics at Berkshire Grey and co-founder of Platypus, a robotics tech firm.

  • Analyst QuickTake: Agility Robotics is in the process of commercializing its technology. It has partnered with Amazon to test its units at the latter’s warehousing facilities (October 2023) and GXO Logistics to test robots at a facility in Georgia (December 2023).

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