Executive Director | MassRobotics
Thomas Ryden is the Executive Director of MassRobotics, a non-profit organization whose mission is to help grow the next generation of robotics companies. Prior to joining MassRobotics he Ryden was the founder and CEO/COO of VGo Communications, and in this role he oversaw the development and launch of the VGo telepresence robot. Previously, Ryden was Director of Sales & Marketing at iRobot Corporation. In addition Ryden held roles in program management, overseeing the development of some of iRobot’s most successful products. Ryden serves as the co-chairman of the robotics cluster of the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council and is on the board of directors of AUVSI New England and the Robotics Technology Advisory Panel for ASME. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Vermont and an MBA from Bentley University.