Kel Guerin, PhD


Columbus, OH, USA


Co-Founder and CTO, READY Robotics


Kel Guerin has been working in the robotics space for more than 10 years, focusing on the design and usability of a wide variety of robots, including systems for space exploration, deep mining, surgery and industrial manufacturing. While obtaining his PhD from Johns Hopkins University, Kel worked specifically on the challenge of making industrial robots more flexible and easy to use. The result was his award winning Forge Operating System and easy-to-use programming interface for industrial robots. Kel spun out his technology into READY Robotics, an industrial robotics start-up he co-founded in 2016. His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and READY's products have been called "the Swiss Army knife of robots" by Inc. Magazine.

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