Daniel has decades of experience leading research scientists and teams of engineers in developing cutting edge robotics technology. He has 27 issued patents and over 90 patents pending. In 1998 he co-founded Vecna, a global leader in autonomous solutions for the logistics and service industries. In 2014 he co-founded MassRobotics, a non-profit dedicated to the global advancement of the robotics industry. He is dedicated to the idea that technology can be used to improve life for everyone on the planet. He has expertise in mechanical, electrical, and software engineering, as well as artificial intelligence and machine vision.