Wednesday, September 22, 2021 – 12:15 to 13:15
Georgia Institute of Technology | Klaus Advanced Computing Building 1116 | 266 Ferst Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30332
Featuring Matthew T. Mason | Chief Scientist, Berkshire Grey
Abstract: This talk tells the Berkshire Grey story, from its founding in 2013 to its IPO earlier this year — the first robotics IPO since iRobot over 15 years ago. Berkshire Grey produces automated systems for e-commerce order fulfillment, parcel sortation, store replenishment, and related operations in warehouses, distribution centers, and in the back ends of stores. The talk will discuss the commercial opportunity, the technology and solutions developed by Berkshire Grey, and discuss the challenges of warehouse automation.