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: 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