To become the world leader in developing vertical mobility and high-precision positioning solutions to serve the non-destructive testing (NDT) inspection industry and in providing robotic cleaning tools and appliances for clean energy and building management industries.
InnovBot develops wall-climbing robot technologies, offers reliable vertical mobility and high-precision positioning solutions to automate the non-destructive testing (NDT) of infrastructures, and produces high-quality robotics-based inspection/cleaning tools for clean energy and building management industries.
World Leader in Vertical Mobility and High-precision Positioning Solutions for Global Market.
"Dr. Jizhong Xiao, (InnovBot Co-founder and senior technical advisor). He is a professor and director of CCNY Robotics Lab... at The city College of New York (CCNY), the flagship campus of City University of New York (CUNY City College). Dr. Xiao has worked on wall-climbing robot projects since 1999, first as his Ph.D. research topic at Michigan State University (MSU), where he designed suction-based wall-climbing robot prototypes named as “Flipper” and “Crawler” at MSU. After he joined the EE Dept. of the CCNY in 2002, he established a robotics research program at CCNY and led his robotics team to continue the pursuit of innovations in wall-climbing robots. He obtained over US$1.7 million research grants from ARO, NSF, DOT and FHWA to develop technologies and software related to wall-climbing robots and Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) of civil infrastructure (bridges, tunnels, dams and buildings). He is the inventor of City-Climber, Rise-Rover, GPR-Rover and Wind-Rider robots."
"Dennis Wiggins, MBA and Esq. (InnovBot CEO and co-founder), responsible for strategic planning, negotiation and marketing.... Dennis has been a successful operating executive and business strategist for more than 35 years, and has successfully started, acquired, or sold 21 businesses over his career, one of which he more than doubled in size in 18 months and raised profitability 24-fold to the low seven digits. As CEO, he built his first company with five associates from Wharton Business School, creating the largest residential real estate database company in the country. He has since built and run companies in high tech, manufacturing, retail and IT. His strongest skill is being able to quickly evaluate the financial metrics of a company to maximize its operations and as a skilled salesman who has successfully built motivated, professional sales teams. Wiggins graduated from Tufts University summa cum laude in Economics, received his MBA in Finance and Marketing from The Wharton School/U of Pennsylvania, and his JD degree from Georgetown University and is a member of the Washington, DC Bar. His knowledge of how to successfully start new businesses, and set up strategic operating partnerships with industry leading companies in each market segment will allow InnovBot to rapidly grow and exploit their industry leading technology given the constraints of their capital base. Further, his ability to articulate a corporate vision and secure buy-in from employees, suppliers, and key industry partners, will provide the key foundation for InnovBot’s growth. Dennis’ extensive experience in working in several wide-ranging businesses and industries, in different roles as a founder, CEO, legal advisor, and consultant, give him the necessary background to help foster InnovBot’s successful launch."
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