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
                          Meet our Fetchers: Bill Adamec
                          Bill Adamec
                          Director of Hardware
                            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: Tashana Simon
                                                                                                                                                            Tashana Simon
                                                                                                                                                            Procurement Manager
                                                                                                                                                              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
                                                                                                                                                                        Esmeralda Vieira
                                                                                                                                                                        Receptionist
                                                                                                                                                                          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: Safiya Aden
                                                                                                                                                                                  Safiya Aden
                                                                                                                                                                                  Technical Writing Intern
                                                                                                                                                                                    Meet Our Fetchers: Sandeep Chahal
                                                                                                                                                                                    Sandeep Chahal
                                                                                                                                                                                    Testing Automation Intern
                                                                                                                                                                                      Meet Our Fetchers: Aundria Giardina
                                                                                                                                                                                      Aundria Giardina
                                                                                                                                                                                      Data Analyst Intern
                                                                                                                                                                                        Meet Our Fetchers: Meet Our Fetchers: Aundria Giardina
                                                                                                                                                                                        Christopher Hadiono
                                                                                                                                                                                        Localization & Mapping Intern
                                                                                                                                                                                          Meet Our Fetchers: Cedric Hsu-Chieh
                                                                                                                                                                                          Hsu-Chieh Hu
                                                                                                                                                                                          Robotics Engineering Intern
                                                                                                                                                                                            Meet Our Fetchers: Marta Krawiec
                                                                                                                                                                                            Marta Krawiec
                                                                                                                                                                                            Application Engineering Intern
                                                                                                                                                                                              Meet Our Fetchers: Vijaya Mohan
                                                                                                                                                                                              VijayaGanesh Mohan
                                                                                                                                                                                              Testing Intern
                                                                                                                                                                                                Meet our Fetchers: Connor Wolfe
                                                                                                                                                                                                Connor Wolfe
                                                                                                                                                                                                Robot Coordination Intern