CEO & Co-founder
Samuel Bouchard co-founded the company in 2008, he holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and a bachelor in Engineering Physics from Laval University. He is a regular speaker at international events on robotics technology and business.
CTO & Co-founder
Jean-Philippe co-founded Robotiq in 2008. With his strong experience in engineering and arts he followed his passion for creation and technologies. As a member of the ISO committee on collaborative robot safety, he contributes in defining the next safety standards for collaborative robots.
VP Product Management & Innovation
Julian leads the product vision, strategy, and execution. He is passionate about building inspired products and brings to Robotiq more than two decades of experience at the intersection of business and technology. Prior to Robotiq, he managed enterprise cloud products at Open Market and Microsoft among others. Julian holds a B.Sc. in EE/CS from Technion and a M.Sc. in Management and technology from MIT.
VP Sales and Marketing
Karine is a journalism-school graduate turned marketer with a side-step in sales and the addition of an MBA to complete her understanding of business. She cares about team dynamics, marketing and generating quality leads for her teammates in sales. She strives to bring sales and marketing teams together into one happy revenue-generating machine.
Director, Human Resources & Administration
Olivier overlooks the administrative and accounting activities as well as IT operations. He also focuses on building a strong team aligned with Robotiq’s culture; you will most likely see him if you come in for a job. Adding 10 years of experience in human resources to his Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Relations from Laval University, Olivier is known for his pragmatic and businesslike approach while constantly keeping Robotiq’s growth in the back of his mind.
Pascal holds the CPA-CMA designation and has more than 15 years of experience in various financial positions. He began as an analyst and subsequently held controlling positions and acted as project manager in ERP implementation. As finance director, he ensures that Robotiq has the financial resources to grow.
Nicolas Lauzier has been working with collaborative robots for more than a decade. During his PhD in robotics, he developed ways to improve safety for rail-suspended robots working alongside humans. Since he joined Robotiq in 2011, he has been involved in various software development projects. He is now in charge of building a world class R&D team and develop products which solve the challenges of our customers.
Technical Support Director
Étienne is the person that makes sure your Robotiq solution is working like it should be. He also offers technical support and training to our partners (while he is not out riding his bike somewhere in the world).
Tommy has more than 10 years of experience in production management and supply chain management. In his previous job in the manufacturing industry, he implemented lean manufacturing & product reliability from the Toyota Way. Since he overlooks quality in the production department, he makes sure that all purchases are done correctly to provide customers a quality that meets expectations. Tommy’s team focuses on product quality and production throughput.
Nicolas Hardy is a mechanical engineer with an MBA who has been working since 2000 in the manufacturing industry. He has an experience in R&D, technical support and sales management. The family culture is something he really enjoys at Robotiq. He is always looking to find a solution to help customers, just like reaching the right holds when doing rock climbing!
Catherine Bernier is a mechanical engineer with a solid background in manufacturing processes, production management and business management. Between two skydiving jumps, she focuses on bringing the right solution to Robotiq’s customers and allowing them to increase their productivity through simple Plug & Play automation.
Born in France, Patrick studied biology before jumping into the world of international trade. Speaking four languages, passionate about multicultural environments, he has lived in various countries before settling in Canada. Patrick has more than twenty years of experience in international trade and relations with business partners. He worked as a salesperson before joining the Robotiq team.
Michel was an aerospace mechanical technician with over 15 years of experiences in 3D Scanning, Design Engineering and solution sales before joining Robotiq’s Team. Between two ski trips, he focuses on bringing the right solution to Robotiq’s customers and allowing them to increase their productivity through simple Plug & Play automation.
Meet Steven Chu, who has joined our team in Sales and Business development for Asia Pacific. Steven has an impressive background and experience in international business management and sales development with the Asian Market.
Tyler Berryman is a mechanical engineer with a background in manufacturing processes in the aerospace, defense, and medical industries. Just like in his fly fishing trips, he focuses on the task and delivers the best possible solution for Robotiq’s customers.
Louis has a technical background in electrical engineering and holds a Bachelor in Automated Production Engineering. After 16 years as the founder, CEO and R&D director of a robotics integration company, he decided to make the switch and join our team of integration coaches.
David’s strong background in welding robots comes from running his own robotic welding subcontracting company for 4 years. He has managed many robotic integration projects before joining our integration coaches team.
Nicholas is a mechanical engineer with a background in vision inspection and traceability in the pharmaceutical and medical industries. His passion for mountaineering constantly inspires him to reach new heights both on the mountain and in his professional life. He looks forward to solving any integration challenges Robotiq’s customers might encounter.
Trained as a mechanical engineer, Nicolas has completed a master's degree in robotics before working in the area of integration of automation solutions. Over the years he has acquired a wide experience in the development and support of technological products. Following a period in the pharmaceutical field, he joined Robotiq to return to his primary passion.With a big interest in the sea, he is always looking for a new corner of the world to get himself involved.
Laurence has an interesting background in International Business Development as well as having contributed to the internationalization of some of Quebec’s small and medium companies. Laurence’s main responsibilities are to source new sales opportunities as well as qualifying leads in the Americas and Asia by understanding customers’ needs and requirements.
Marie-Joël is part of Robotiq’s internal sales team. After her graduation in physics, she acquired strong experience in international business to help high tech companies build a stronger relationship with customers. This triathlon and cooking lover is committed to answer your questions and to qualify the best leads in Europe for Robotiq partners.
With a background in sales and customer service, Bruno brings cultural diversity and expertise to Robotiq. Originally from Peru, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Tourism Management and completed an MBA in International Affairs at Laval University. With over 10 years of experience with international clients, he guides European customers throughout their purchasing process.
Holding a MBA focused in Global Business from Laval University, Jacky has participated in the internationalization of several Chinese, African and Canadian firms. Originally from Hong Kong and having lived in various countries, he has developed skills in multilingualism and has become familiar with the business world. Currently, at Robotiq, he is responsible for finding new sales opportunities in Asia-Pacific.
Frank has 12 years of experience as an Inside Sales Specialist in technologies. He's driven by helping others in any way he can and will go the extra mile to ensure the right solution is at hand. At home he is a very diverse individual; he likes everything in between extreme sports and music, and enjoys spending quality time with his family.
Communications and Public Relations Coordinator
After a few years working as a journalist, David switched to corporate communications and medias relations. He focuses on spreading Robotiq’s voice around the world via medias, partners and influencers of the automation and manufacturing industries.
After many years in customer service and administration, Fanny joined Robotiq’s team as the events coordinator. Fanny is the essential link between the marketing team and the market: her role is to amplify Robotiq’s message, brand and core values across our channel partners and the industrial automation world.
Recruitment and culture coordinator
Andréanne has graduated in industrial relations at Laval University, she takes care of recruitment and Robotiq’s DNA. Her mission is to attract and retain the best candidates in the team. Former professional athlete in mountain biking, Andréanne will probably be your first point of contact if you apply for a job.