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Founder, CEO | Plus One Robotics, Inc
Erik Nieves is Founder and CEO of Plus One Robotics, a start up venture dedicated to robotics for automated warehouse and logistics. Plus One’s 3D vision solution is the de facto standard for high-throughput vision-guided manipulation. Prior to PlusOne, Erik was Technology Director for Yaskawa Motoman Robotics – one of the world’s largest robot companies – where he was responsible for the technology roadmap and emerging applications. During his 25+ year tenure at Yaskawa, Erik held a variety of leadership positions in the U.S. and abroad.
A passionate advocate for robotics, Erik is a leader within the Robotics Industries Association (RIA), where he represents the interests of academics and educators. Erik is a frequent speaker and contributor to public policy on robotics and the Congressional Robotics Roadmap.