Pedro Gregorio Joins Innovobot
The Engineer and Prolific Robotics Designer
Becomes Operating Partner and Head of Innovobot Lab’s Robotics Laboratory
Montreal, February 13th, 2023 – Investment and innovation platform Innovobot is pleased to announce the nomination of Pedro Gregorio as Operating Partner. Mr. Gregorio will be tasked with heading the Robotics laboratory at Innovobot Labs, Innovobot’s R&D and innovation design house.
Mr. Gregorio is a graduate of McGill University’s Engineering faculty, earning his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with the distinction of University Scholar, before moving onto his master’s degree specializing in Robotics in 1994. This proved to be the springboard to a remarkable career as inventor, entrepreneur, and executive.
“I look forward to the challenge of leading creative engineering teams in resolving technical problems and breaking new ground. I am also passionate about meeting new clients, understanding their needs and developing solutions that result in long-lasting relationships. Joining the Innovobot team allows me to do both. I can’t wait to get started”.
The robotics and advanced manufacturing specialist joins Innovobot after more than a decade with MDA, the Canadian international space mission partner, focused on robotics, satellite systems and Geo-intelligence technologies. As a Specialist Engineer, he developed and deployed automation, collaborative robotics, and other advanced manufacturing processes at MDA. Pedro contributed to dozens of earth observation, planetary science, and satellite telecommunications missions including: ExoMars 2016, the Sentinel/Jason, and RADARSAT Constellation Mission.
Prior to that, Mr. Gregorio occupied several R&D and management functions with Immersion Corporation. He led teams in developing advanced robotic devices for haptic applications in the automotive and medical training markets. Among his many realizations, he designed a laparoscopic surgery trainer and an advanced automotive rotary interface system and is currently named in over 100 technology patents.
“It is a great pleasure to welcome Pedro to our team” says Innovobot co-founder and CTO Danny Grant. “I had the privilege of working alongside him for several years and I have seen him apply his keen mind to developing innovative business and technical solutions. The depth and breadth of his knowledge will be invaluable to Innovobot. He is an excellent choice to lead and develop our Robotics Lab”.
Innovobot is an investment and innovation platform that brings together Innovobot Labs, an R&D and innovation design house and Innovobot Resonance Ventures, a seed-stage VC focused on Deep Tech and Tech for Good. Based in Montreal, Canada, Innovobot has business and operational activities across Canada, in the United States, Europe and Asia.
Our vision is to foster innovation across industries for the benefit of society. Our mission is to grow an ecosystem for innovation that transforms markets and propels technology companies toward market leadership.
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