iRobot Company Overview
We are the leading global consumer robot company, designing and building robots that empower people to do more, both inside and outside of the home. Founded by MIT roboticists who had the vision of making practical robots a reality. To date, we have sold over 25 million robots and globally employ more than 900 of the robot industry’s best and brightest. iRobot is committed to fostering invention, discovery and technological exploration in the pursuit of practical and valuable robot products for the home. iRobot stock trades on the NASDAQ stock market under the ticker symbol IRBT.
iRobot is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts, accessible by our corporate shuttle directly from Alewife Station. We also have offices in California, Europe, Japan, China & Hong Kong. Imagine the future you could help us build as a fellow iRoboteer! Check out #LifeAtiRobot and follow us on Instagram: @irobotcareers
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Colin M. Angle
Chairman, CEO and Founder
Colin M. Angle, a co-founder of iRobot, has served as chairman of the board since October 2008, as chief executive officer since June 1997, and prior to that, as our president since November 1992. He has served as a director since October 1992. As a co-founder and chief executive officer, Mr. Angle provides a critical contribution to the board of directors with his detailed knowledge of the Company, our employees, our client base, our prospects, the strategic marketplace and our competitors. Mr. Angle previously worked at the National Aeronautical and Space Administration’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory where he participated in the design of the behavior controlled rovers that led to Sojourner exploring Mars in 1997. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and an M.S. in Computer Science, both from MIT.
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Principal Accounting Officer
Alison Dean has served as our executive vice president, chief financial officer, treasurer and principal accounting officer since April 2013. Ms. Dean previously served as our senior vice president, corporate finance from February 2010 until March 2013. From March 2007 until February 2010, Ms. Dean served as our vice president, financial controls & analysis. From August 2005 until March 2007, Ms. Dean served as our vice president, financial planning & analysis. From 1995 to August 2005, Ms. Dean served in a number of positions at 3Com Corporation, including vice president and corporate controller from 2004 to 2005 and vice president of finance - worldwide sales from 2003 to 2004. Ms. Dean holds a B.A. in Business Economics from Brown University and an M.B.A. from Boston University.
Russell J. Campanello
Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Communications
Russell J. Campanello has served as our executive vice president, human resources and corporate communications since February 2014. Mr. Campanello previously served as our senior vice president, human resources and corporate communications from July 2013 until February 2014. From November 2010 until July 2013, Mr. Campanello served as our senior vice president, human resources. Prior to joining iRobot, Mr. Campanello served as senior vice president, human resources and administration at Phase Forward, Inc. from April 2008 until September 2010. Mr. Campanello previously served as senior vice president of human resources and marketing at Keane, Inc., a business process and information technology consulting firm, from September 2003 to October 2007. Prior to Keane, Mr. Campanello served as chief people officer at NerveWire, Inc. from August 2000 to February 2003. Prior to NerveWire, he served as senior vice president, human resources at Genzyme Corp. from November 1997 to July 2000. Earlier in his career, Mr. Campanello spent nine years as vice president of human resources at Lotus Development Corporation. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts.
Chief Operating Officer
Christian Cerda has served as our chief operating officer since May 2016. Mr. Cerda previously served as executive vice president and general manager of our consumer business from February 2015 until May 2016, and as senior vice president and general manager from May 2013 until February 2015. He leads iRobot’s Global Commercial and Supply Chain Operations, with direct responsibility over sales, marketing, product management, manufacturing and supply chain. Prior to iRobot, he was general manager and vice president of Sales and Marketing from April 2010 to March 2013 at Whirlpool Corporation, a multinational manufacturer of home appliances, where he held roles with responsibility over sales, marketing, brand communications, product development and operations. Previously, he served as Principal at The Boston Consulting Group specializing in Consumer Goods and Procter & Gamble Co. Mr. Cerda holds an MBA with distinction from the Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Universidad Simon Bolivar.
Executive Vice President, Engineering
Tim Saeger has served as executive vice president of engineering since March 2017. Mr. Saeger previously served as senior vice president of engineering from August 2015 until March 2017. Prior to iRobot, Mr. Saeger served in multiple roles at Bose Corporation from 2005 - 2015, including Vice President of Home Entertainment, and Vice President of Product Development. Earlier in his career, Mr. Saeger also served at Thomson, Inc., and General Dynamics, in a variety of engineering and engineering management positions. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Auburn University, and an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington. Mr. Saeger also has been awarded 24 U.S. patents.
Glen D. Weinstein
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer
Glen D. Weinstein has served as our executive vice president and chief legal officer since August 2012. Mr. Weinstein previously served as our general counsel from July 2000 to August 2012 and as senior vice president from January 2005 to August 2012. Since March 2004, he has also served as our secretary. Prior to joining iRobot, Mr. Weinstein was with Covington & Burling LLP, a law firm in Washington, D.C. Mr. Weinstein holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.
Life at iRobot
iRobot is here to solve everyday problems to make daily life easier through groundbreaking technology and robots. We’re dreamers, we’re doers, and we’re changing the way the world works. At iRobot you won’t be confined to a cubicle —you’ll get to experience the whole process with us. From a conversation in the lunch room to the final product working in our customer’s home, you’ll leave each day knowing you’ve helped shape the future of people’s daily life.
Working at iRobot
And while we’re deeply concerned about our customers, we’re also heavily invested in you. That’s why we offer one of the most competitive collection of benefits in the industry. You can rest at ease knowing that you and your family have comprehensive health and welfare coverage along with financial and income protection programs. We know that life can get messy sometimes but at iRobot, we’re here to help. So let your ideas roam wild and come join us.
"iRobot means a lot to me: innovation, passion and creativity; it's exciting to work in a field that's always evolving and you're watching all of these new products come forward into the market"
"Having fun and working hard, but also really enjoying the fact that you can work with some really smart people and the combination of their ideas and your ideas is going to make something that's never been experienced before."
"What I really like about iRobot is our culture, we've done team building events where we've built slingshots out of PVC piping - we're all about collaboration"
"We're working in a dynamic company that's growing very fast, so we're all empowered to make decisions - we talk about our priorities, how we have to adapt if something changes and that allows us to make the correct decisions, make them fast and allow the company to be successful"