Matt has more than 25 years of experience in the material handling industry with expertise in the areas of robotics, controls and software integration for high-volume manufacturing and distribution systems. He has extensive experience in the field of advanced robotic solution development, including robotic solution integration and design. Matt is a thought leader in the robotics industry, holds numerous robotics patents and is a featured speaker at various robotics industry events. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Missouri – Rolla (Missouri S&T) and is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Missouri. He currently serves on the NextGen Supply Chain advisory board, Association for Advancing Automation (A3) Board of Directors and as the Chairman of the Robotics Industry Association (RIA) Board of Directors.