Our Mission

Our mission at Augean Robotics is to solve the labor problem facing farmers by making robots like Wall-E a reality. To do this, we are starting first with a collaborative robotic platform called Burro, that helps people work more productively today, while building the base for more expansive autonomy where it is needed most. We believe this is the path towards a future where farming is fully autonomous.

Our team includes robotic startup veterans with deep experience in computer vision, robotics, and deep learning, as well as entrepreneurs with direct experience selling and marketing high tech farm/construction machinery with some of the world’s largest companies. We get up every day excited to build the future, where robots do all tedious tasks outdoors.

Our Team

Charlie Andersen
Charlie Andersen CEO
Terry Scott
Terry Scott Co-Founder & Chief Technical Officer
Vibhor Sood
Vibhor Sood Co-Founder & Robotic Software Engineer
Kevin Leiter
Kevin Leiter Chief Operating Officer
Vanessa McGrath
Vanessa McGrath Chief of Staff and Director of People Operations
Rohit Arora
Rohit Arora Vice President of Product
Bax Smith
Bax Smith Vice President of Engineering
Stephen Jablonski
Stephen Jablonski Lead Mechanical Engineer
Chao Wan
Chao Wan Lead Electrical & Embedded Systems Engineer
Malavika Manoj
Malavika Manoj Robotic Software Engineer
Yilun Zhang
Yilun Zhang Perception and Deep Learning Engineer
Shreshtha Basu
Shreshtha Basu Robotic Software Engineer
Aaron Law
Aaron Law Senior Software Engineer
Abhilesh Borode
Abhilesh Borode Robotics Software Engineer
Yao-Chung Liang
Yao-Chung Liang Robotics Infrastructure & DevOps Engineer
Gabriel Smith
Gabriel Smith Software Engineer
Josh Tillett
Josh Tillett Senior Robotics Engineer
Logan Danek
Logan Danek Software Engineer
Tyler Ringler
Tyler Ringler Strategy & Operations Analyst
Chun Chang
Chun Chang Robotics Software Engineer
Nan Liu
Nan Liu Senior Embedded Systems Engineer
Craig Miller
Craig Miller Senior Software Engineer
Chris Thiesen
Chris Thiesen Head of California Sales & Service
Josue Ortega
Josue Ortega Sales & Service Engineer
Angel Robles
Angel Robles Sales/Service + Robotic Software Engineer
Noe Toribio
Noe Toribio Sales & Service Representative
Daniel Valladolid
Daniel Valladolid Sales & Service Representative
Jorge Mosqueda
Jorge Mosqueda Sales & Service Engineer
Isaiah Medina
Isaiah Medina Sales & Service Engineer

Our Advisors

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Kirk Haney
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Adam Plotkin
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Camillo J. Taylor
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Simo Kamppari
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John Spletzer

Investors & Partners

We’re honored to work with a world-class group of investors.