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Seegrid Corporation appoints senior management for new Industrial Mobile Robotics company


Seegrid Corporation, a provider of vision-guided mobile robots for the material handling industry, appointed robotics industry veteran Mitchell Weiss as Chief Operating Officer and supply chain industry veteran Greg Cronin as Executive Vice President. Weiss, who oversees engineering and manufacturing at Seegrid's Lowell, Mass., facility joined the company from Brooks Automation where he was the CTO. He came to Brooks after the strategic merger of Brooks with PRI Automation. At PRI Weiss served as CTO and VP of Strategy/Technology. He also was President and Founder of ProgramMation Inc., and Co-Founder and Chief Engineer of United States Robots. Weiss is the co-author of Industrial Robotics: Technology, Programming and Applications, 1986. He holds 16 patents and several academic and industry awards including Industry Week's Top 50 R&D professionals. Weiss has an SB from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Graduate Certificate in IP from Northeastern University. Cronin joined Seegrid from Descartes Systems Group where he was an Executive Vice President, responsible for the company's sales, marketing, international field services and customer relations. Cronin was the founder, CEO and board member of TrenStar, Inc. He was also the founder, chairman of the board and CEO of Viewlocity, Inc. where he guided the creation of the Supply Chain Event Management (SCEM) technology area including "Supply Chain Visibility." Cronin has a BS in Business Administration from Manhattan College. For more information, visit