The Fetch Robotics Team

Meet our Fetchers: Melonee Wise

    Melonee Wise

    Chief Executive Officer

    Melonee Wise is the CEO of Fetch Robotics.  Melonee was the second employee at Willow Garage, a research and development laboratory extremely influential in the advancement of robotics. While there, she led a team of engineers developing next-generation robot hardware and software, including ROS, the PR2, and TurtleBot.  Melonee was a 2015 recipient of MIT Technology Review’s TR35 award for technology innovators under the age of 35 and has been named to the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s Women of Influence and 40 Under 40 lists. In 2017, Business Insider named her as one of eight CEOs changing the way we work.  Under her leadership, Fetch Robotics won the MODEX Innovation Award for the materials handling industry, as well as being named to RBR 50, a listing of the 50 most innovative robotics companies in the world.

    Meet our Fetchers: Carl Showalter
    Carl Showalter
    Chief Operating Officer

      Carl Showalter

      Chief Operating Officer

      Carl Showalter is Chief Operating Officer at Fetch Robotics where he oversees all of the company’s business operations. Prior to Fetch Robotics, Carl spent 14 years as a venture capitalist. He was Founder and General Partner at Opus Capital and previously a General Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners. Prior to that, Carl served as Vice President of Marketing and Product Management at Juniper Networks where he built and led a global marketing and product management organization. Before his time at Juniper Networks, Carl served as Vice President of Dial and Broadband Services for UUNET where he oversaw a 300-person division generating more than $1 billion in revenue.

      Dave Robson
      Chief of Staff

        Dave Robson

        Chief of Staff

        Dave Robson is Chief of Staff at Fetch Robotics where he provides oversight and guidance on projects of high importance, while organizing and prioritizing critical issues for the company’s executives in order to facilitate efficient decision-making. Prior to Fetch Robotics, he held a similar role at Savioke where he supported the company’s CEO in all aspects of running an early-stage startup which developed  autonomous robotic products for the services industry. Prior to that, he served as Chief of Staff for Willow Garage where he supported the company’s CEO in all aspects of running a 60-person leading edge robotics research and development company, with a specialty in coordinating partnerships between external mechanical engineers and industrial design firms.

        John Stewart
        VP of Product Management

          John Stewart

          Vice President of Product Management

          John Stewart is Vice President of Product Management at Fetch Robotics with responsibility for prioritizing the product roadmap, specifying detailed product requirements, and managing the company’s new product introduction process and engine. He has 25 years of experience in computer networking and telecommunications, in both the carrier and equipment vendor segments. John was the 70th employee at Juniper Networks and during his 20 year tenure there, he held positions in product and general management. John was the original Product Manager for the MX-series platform family, the fastest Juniper Networks product to reach $1 billion in bookings and the company’s highest revenue product. He is the author of several Request for Comments (the standards documents for the Internet) as well as the Addison-Wesley book, “BGP4: Inter-Domain Routing in the Internet.”

          Diptish Datta
          VP of Support and Services

            Diptish Datta

            Vice President of Support and Services

            Diptish Datta is Vice President of Support and Services at Fetch Robotics where he oversees global customer support and services. Diptish has more than 25 years of experience building and leading support and service operations. Prior to Fetch Robotics, Diptish spent 6 years at Panzura, a cloud storage company, leading worldwide support and application strategy. Prior to that, Diptish built out support operations for several enterprise storage and log analytics companies including a 10 year stint at NetApp, a leader in the network attached storage industry, where he led service and support automation operations.

            Kurt Nantkes
            VP of Sales

              Kurt Nantkes

              Vice President of Sales

              Kurt Nantkes is Vice President of Sales at Fetch Robotics where he oversees global sales efforts for the company. Prior to joining Fetch Robotics, Kurt was Senior Vice President at Zonar Systems where he managed the global direct and channel sales strategy along with each of the company’s revenue-generating product lines. Kurt was one of the first 20 employees at Zonar and during his time with the company, grew his sales team to over 100 members. He possesses vast experience in hardware-enabled SaaS business modeling  a core component of Fetch Robotics’ offerings.

              Meet our Fetchers: Tim Kimmet

                Tim Kimmet

                Vice President of Engineering

                Tim Kimmet is Vice President of Engineering at Fetch Robotics where he leads the company’s hardware, software, and quality engineering teams. Prior to joining Fetch Robotics, Tim was Vice President of Cloud Computing Platform at Walmart where he built cloud computing services to host Walmart’s global e-commerce and retail businesses, domestically and internationally. During his time with the retail giant, he also helped to establish the Walmart Labs brand — the technology arm of Walmart responsible for re-imagining retail for 260M daily shoppers. At Walmart Labs, he revamped the company’s software development practices and culture with a focus on cloud-ready platforms and on-demand scalability. Prior to Walmart, Tim was Chief Engineer at PayPal and eBay, leading both companies’ transformations to cloud-based architectures. Tim is a former board member and current advisory council member of CodeChix, a women’s engineering organization. He is the co-author of Core Java Web Server.

                Meet our Fetchers: Eric Diehr
                Eric Diehr
                Lead Mechanical Engineer
                  Meet our Fetchers: Derek King
                  Derek King
                  Lead Systems Engineer
                    Meet our Fetchers: Dave Dymesich
                    David Dymesich
                    Creative Director
                      Meet our Fetchers: Nadir Muzaffar
                      Nadir Muzaffar
                      Director of SaaS
                        Meet our Fetchers: Russell Toris
                        Russell Toris
                        Director of Robotics
                          Harry Winand
                          QA Manager
                            Meet our Fetchers: Mark Medonis
                            Mark Medonis
                            Senior Electrical Engineer
                              Meet our Fetchers: Eric Relson
                              Eric Relson
                              Lead Quality Engineer
                                Meet our Fetchers: Michael Hwang
                                Michael Hwang
                                Robotics Engineer
                                  Meet our Fetchers: Rushane Hua
                                  Rushane Hua
                                  Senior Robotics Engineer
                                    Meet our Fetchers: Michael Bailey
                                    Michael Bailey
                                    Manufacturing Engineer
                                      Meet our Fetchers: Lev Avagyan
                                      Lev Avagyan
                                      Senior Robotics Engineer
                                        Meet our Fetchers: Aaron Hoy
                                        Aaron Hoy
                                        Senior Robotics Engineer
                                          Meet our Fetchers: Brian Cairl
                                          Brian Cairl
                                          Robotics Engineer
                                            Meet our Fetchers: Niharika Arora
                                            Niharika Arora
                                            Robotics Engineer
                                              Meet our Fetchers: Caroline Pitts
                                              Caroline Pitts
                                              Robotics Engineer
                                                Meet our Fetchers: Calvin Feng
                                                Calvin Feng
                                                Robotics Engineer
                                                  Meet our Fetchers: Xu Han
                                                  Xu Han
                                                  Development Operations Engineer
                                                    Meet our Fetchers: Carl Saldanha
                                                    Carl Saldanha
                                                    Robotics Engineer
                                                      Janis Guthrie
                                                      Senior Technical Writer
                                                        Meet our Fetchers: David Moon
                                                        David Moon
                                                        Test Engineer
                                                          Aaron Gemmell
                                                          QA Automation Engineer
                                                            Pysith Vanuptikul
                                                            Full Stack Engineer
                                                              Meet our Fetchers: Luc Bettaieb
                                                              Luc Bettaieb
                                                              Robotics Engineer
                                                                Jenna Guergah
                                                                User Experience Researcher
                                                                  Justin Chen
                                                                  Full Stack Engineer
                                                                    Meet our Fetchers: Andrew Zeller
                                                                    Andrew Zeller
                                                                    Mechanical Engineer
                                                                      Meet our Fetchers: Sarah Elliot
                                                                      Sarah Elliot
                                                                      Robotics Engineer
                                                                        Sam Li
                                                                        Creative Designer
                                                                          Daniel Rovner
                                                                          Junior Robotics Engineer
                                                                            Tuan Tran
                                                                            QA Automation Engineer
                                                                              Karl Kuehn
                                                                              Senior Automation Engineer
                                                                                Meet our Fetchers: Ted Newman
                                                                                Ted Newman
                                                                                Software Engineer
                                                                                  Meet our Fetchers: Vishnu Sudheer Menon
                                                                                  Vishnu Sudheer Menon
                                                                                  SLAM Engineer
                                                                                    Steffen Fuchs
                                                                                    Robotics Engineer
                                                                                      Cyrus Momeni
                                                                                      Senior Electrical Engineer
                                                                                        Steven Yang
                                                                                        Senior Software Engineer
                                                                                          Meet our Fetchers: Michael Janov
                                                                                          Michael Janov
                                                                                          Electrical Engineer
                                                                                            Phu Ta
                                                                                            Escalation Support Engineer
                                                                                              Justin Watson
                                                                                              Firmware Engineer
                                                                                                Liang Xia
                                                                                                Development Operations Engineer
                                                                                                  Sumeet Gujrati
                                                                                                  Senior Software Engineer
                                                                                                    Alexander Moriarty
                                                                                                    Senior Robotics Coordination Engineer
                                                                                                      Jeffrey Wilson
                                                                                                      Junior Production Test Engineer
                                                                                                        Isabel Withmory
                                                                                                        Junior Quality Assurance Engineer
                                                                                                          Meet our Fetchers: Alison Cheng
                                                                                                          Alison Cheng
                                                                                                          Software Engineer
                                                                                                            Meet our Fetchers: Alvin Chou
                                                                                                            Alvin Chou
                                                                                                            Robotics Platform Engineer
                                                                                                              Meet our Fetchers: Andrew Parker
                                                                                                              Andrew Parker
                                                                                                              Junior Quality Assurance Engineer
                                                                                                                Meet our Fetchers: Joe Lau
                                                                                                                Joe Lau
                                                                                                                Director of Product Marketing
                                                                                                                  Meet our Fetchers: Angel Hernandez
                                                                                                                  Angel Hernandez
                                                                                                                  Business Development Manager
                                                                                                                    Meet our Fetchers: Rohan Bhargava
                                                                                                                    Rohan Bhargava
                                                                                                                    Lead Application Engineer
                                                                                                                      Meet our Fetchers: Monica Chen
                                                                                                                      Monica Chen
                                                                                                                      Marketing Communications Manager
                                                                                                                        David Bader
                                                                                                                        Sales Manager - East
                                                                                                                          Connor Anderson
                                                                                                                          Application Engineer
                                                                                                                            Heidi Bohnoff
                                                                                                                            Customer Service Manager
                                                                                                                              Myles Blodnick
                                                                                                                              Application Engineer
                                                                                                                                Nicholas Porter
                                                                                                                                Digital Marketing Manager
                                                                                                                                  Jeff Wells
                                                                                                                                  Strategic Account Manager
                                                                                                                                    Shawn Bonnington
                                                                                                                                    Strategic Account Manager
                                                                                                                                      Lillian Co
                                                                                                                                      Sales Operations Analyst
                                                                                                                                        Robert Weimer
                                                                                                                                        Strategic Account Manager
                                                                                                                                          Meet Our Fetchers: Aishwarya Subramanian
                                                                                                                                          Aishwarya Subramanian
                                                                                                                                          Application Engineer
                                                                                                                                            Billy Cofer
                                                                                                                                            Strategic Account Manager
                                                                                                                                              Elena Nogales
                                                                                                                                              International Business Manager
                                                                                                                                                David Lin
                                                                                                                                                Product Marketing Manager
                                                                                                                                                  Meet our Fetchers: Linda La
                                                                                                                                                  Linda La
                                                                                                                                                  Director of Finance
                                                                                                                                                    Mike Hornbuckle
                                                                                                                                                    Director of Facilities
                                                                                                                                                      Meet our Fetchers: David Fortes
                                                                                                                                                      David Fortes
                                                                                                                                                      Director of Operations
                                                                                                                                                        Meet our Fetchers: Ivy Tan
                                                                                                                                                        Ivy Tan
                                                                                                                                                        Director of HR
                                                                                                                                                          Meet our Fetchers: Jay Ditchen
                                                                                                                                                          Jay Ditchen
                                                                                                                                                          Production Manager
                                                                                                                                                            Meet our Fetchers: Hussien Arefayne
                                                                                                                                                            Hussien Arefayne
                                                                                                                                                            Robotics Technician
                                                                                                                                                              Meet our Fetchers: Johnny Martinez
                                                                                                                                                              Johnny Martinez
                                                                                                                                                              Robotics Technician
                                                                                                                                                                Meet our Fetchers: Rocky Seeger
                                                                                                                                                                Rocky Seeger
                                                                                                                                                                Robotics Technician
                                                                                                                                                                  Christina Dominguez
                                                                                                                                                                  Accounts Payable Clerk
                                                                                                                                                                    Dee MacNeil
                                                                                                                                                                    Warehouse Associate
                                                                                                                                                                      Yanqing Zhao
                                                                                                                                                                      General Ledger Accountant
                                                                                                                                                                        Meet Our Fetchers: Nicole Pivato
                                                                                                                                                                        Nicole Pivato
                                                                                                                                                                        Executive Assistant
                                                                                                                                                                          Meet Our Fetchers: Chris Lopez
                                                                                                                                                                          Chris Lopez
                                                                                                                                                                          Procurement Specialist
                                                                                                                                                                            Meet Our Fetchers: Aundria Giardina
                                                                                                                                                                            Aundria Giardina
                                                                                                                                                                            Data Analyst Intern
                                                                                                                                                                              Meet Our Fetchers: Marta Krawiec
                                                                                                                                                                              Marta Krawiec
                                                                                                                                                                              Application Engineering Intern