Team

Maidbot is Micah's dream come true. He manages the product vision, sales strategy, cash flows, investor relations, and team development. Over the past decade, Micah has started multiple businesses including two successful smartphone applications. He strongly follows the words of Abraham Lincoln, "the best way to predict the future is to create it." Outside of Maidbot, Micah enjoys longboarding, windsurfing, and producing electronic music. He is currently guest lecturing at Cornell University - where he previously studied - for multiple classes within the Executive MBA and Industrial and Labor Relations programs.

Maidbot is Micah's dream come true. He manages the product vision, sales strategy, cash flows, investor relations, and team development. Over the past decade, Micah has started multiple businesses including two successful smartphone applications. He strongly follows the words of Abraham Lincoln, "the best way to predict the future is to create it." Outside of Maidbot, Micah enjoys longboarding, windsurfing, and producing electronic music. He is currently guest lecturing at Cornell University - where he previously studied - for multiple classes within the Executive MBA and Industrial and Labor Relations programs.

Micah Green

President and Chief Executive Officer

Rick Hendrick focuses on Maidbot’s financial planning & analysis, risk management, investor relations, accounting and financial controls. He has eight years of CFO experience with emerging technology startups. He has 31 years of prior experience as a CPA, management consultant, (LBO turnaround) Controller & as Treasurer of a global industrial equipment manufacturer.

Rick Hendrick focuses on Maidbot’s financial planning & analysis, risk management, investor relations, accounting and financial controls. He has eight years of CFO experience with emerging technology startups. He has 31 years of prior experience as a CPA, management consultant, (LBO turnaround) Controller & as Treasurer of a global industrial equipment manufacturer.

Rick Hendrick

Chief Financial Officer

Kevin is a Senior Software Engineer working on Maidbot’s data platform and analytics tools. His responsibilities include the visual display of robotic information, building data pipelines from the robots for analysis, and tools for robotic data analysis. His experiences include working with massive data pipelines at large financial organizations including Charles Schwab as well as architecting software systems and handling sensitive data at large consumer-facing companies including Apple and Paypal. In his free time, he enjoys hiking and camping with his family. Kevin has a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Case Western Reserve University.

Kevin is a Senior Software Engineer working on Maidbot’s data platform and analytics tools. His responsibilities include the visual display of robotic information, building data pipelines from the robots for analysis, and tools for robotic data analysis. His experiences include working with massive data pipelines at large financial organizations including Charles Schwab as well as architecting software systems and handling sensitive data at large consumer-facing companies including Apple and Paypal. In his free time, he enjoys hiking and camping with his family. Kevin has a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Case Western Reserve University.

Kevin Barnes

Senior Software Engineer

Steven Whitehead is the Lead Systems Integrator of Maidbot. He has a background in systems engineering, subsystems integration, and design for manufacturability. He has extensive experience in machining, rapid prototyping, and small-scale autonomous vehicle design. He instructed and managed over 60 students in the design and production of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Steven led a team of students in the AIAA Design/Build/Fly competition to multiple first places finishes in International UAV competitions. He enjoys finding innovative solutions to Maidbot’s unique technical challenges and is heading up subsystem design and integration. Steven holds a Bachelor's Degree from Georgia Institute of Technology in Aerospace Engineering. 

Steven Whitehead is the Lead Systems Integrator of Maidbot. He has a background in systems engineering, subsystems integration, and design for manufacturability. He has extensive experience in machining, rapid prototyping, and small-scale autonomous vehicle design. He instructed and managed over 60 students in the design and production of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Steven led a team of students in the AIAA Design/Build/Fly competition to multiple first places finishes in International UAV competitions. He enjoys finding innovative solutions to Maidbot’s unique technical challenges and is heading up subsystem design and integration. Steven holds a Bachelor's Degree from Georgia Institute of Technology in Aerospace Engineering. 

Steven Whitehead

Lead Systems Integrator

Nick Sweet develops software for Maidbot’s autonomous robots. He has an M.S. in Aerospace Engineering Sciences from the University of Colorado, Boulder. As part of their Collaborative Human-Robot Interaction lab, he researched methods for robots to perform Bayesian state estimation using complex language from a human partner. While earning a B. Eng. in Computer Engineering from Concordia University, he co-founded a student society dedicated to building satellites, rockets, and robots for space exploration, with second- or first-place wins in nearly all competitions entered. He also took part in the 2013 Caltech Space Challenge to design a crewed mission to Phobos. Nick is a self-avowed film snob, always up for debate on what it takes to tell a great story.

Nick Sweet develops software for Maidbot’s autonomous robots. He has an M.S. in Aerospace Engineering Sciences from the University of Colorado, Boulder. As part of their Collaborative Human-Robot Interaction lab, he researched methods for robots to perform Bayesian state estimation using complex language from a human partner. While earning a B. Eng. in Computer Engineering from Concordia University, he co-founded a student society dedicated to building satellites, rockets, and robots for space exploration, with second- or first-place wins in nearly all competitions entered. He also took part in the 2013 Caltech Space Challenge to design a crewed mission to Phobos. Nick is a self-avowed film snob, always up for debate on what it takes to tell a great story.

Nick Sweet

Robot Whisperer

Raghava Kumar develops software for Maidbot's robots. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell University. At Cornell, he worked in the Autonomous Systems Lab and the Baja SAE team, developing strong foundations in embedded electronics, firmware, and high-level robotics software. Raghava is a big fan of 70's and 80's music, enjoys playing the guitar, juggling, and traveling.

Raghava Kumar develops software for Maidbot's robots. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell University. At Cornell, he worked in the Autonomous Systems Lab and the Baja SAE team, developing strong foundations in embedded electronics, firmware, and high-level robotics software. Raghava is a big fan of 70's and 80's music, enjoys playing the guitar, juggling, and traveling.

Raghava Kumar

Robot Whisperer

Chance is a Full Stack Developer working on Maidbot’s data platform and user interfaces. His responsibilities include the visual display of robotic information, building data pipelines, and handling user experience. His most recent experience included working with live video streaming and creating dynamic user experiences at StreamMe. Also an accomplished opera singer, Chance has mainstage credits with the Florida Grand Opera and Opera Saratoga, and is best known for his interpretations of Mozart’s buffo roles and Demon Barbers from Fleet Street. In his spare time, Chance enjoys making barbeque and competing in obstacle course races. Chance holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Texas at Austin, a Master of Music from the University of Cincinnati, and a Bachelor of Music, cum laude, from Baylor University.

Chance is a Full Stack Developer working on Maidbot’s data platform and user interfaces. His responsibilities include the visual display of robotic information, building data pipelines, and handling user experience. His most recent experience included working with live video streaming and creating dynamic user experiences at StreamMe. Also an accomplished opera singer, Chance has mainstage credits with the Florida Grand Opera and Opera Saratoga, and is best known for his interpretations of Mozart’s buffo roles and Demon Barbers from Fleet Street. In his spare time, Chance enjoys making barbeque and competing in obstacle course races. Chance holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Texas at Austin, a Master of Music from the University of Cincinnati, and a Bachelor of Music, cum laude, from Baylor University.

Chance Eakin

Full Stack Developer

Brian Estis is Maidbot's Jack of All Robots Intern. As the Jack of All Robots Intern, Brian works directly with the Office Wizard, Kailah. His responsibilities include monitoring daily financials, general business administration, and any side project(s) that require an extra hand. Brian is currently a Senior enrolled at SUNY Polytechnic Institute studying Mechanical Engineering Technology. In his spare time, Brian enjoys playing acoustic guitar, photography, and gaming.

Brian Estis is Maidbot's Jack of All Robots Intern. As the Jack of All Robots Intern, Brian works directly with the Office Wizard, Kailah. His responsibilities include monitoring daily financials, general business administration, and any side project(s) that require an extra hand. Brian is currently a Senior enrolled at SUNY Polytechnic Institute studying Mechanical Engineering Technology. In his spare time, Brian enjoys playing acoustic guitar, photography, and gaming.

Brian Estis

Jack of All Robots Intern

Reuben Rappaport is Maidbot's Robotics Software Engineer Intern. He is responsible for developing embedded systems software for Maidbot's autonomous systems. He is currently pursuing a B.S. in Computer Science at the Cornell School of Engineering. This is Reuben's third time interning at Maidbot and he's been with the company since almost the very beginning. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking and biking around the city.

Reuben Rappaport is Maidbot's Robotics Software Engineer Intern. He is responsible for developing embedded systems software for Maidbot's autonomous systems. He is currently pursuing a B.S. in Computer Science at the Cornell School of Engineering. This is Reuben's third time interning at Maidbot and he's been with the company since almost the very beginning. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking and biking around the city.

Reuben Rappaport

Robot Whisperer Intern

Moka Green oversees Maidbot's cuteness department. She is in charge of receiving belly rubs, daily runs, and consistent grooms. Outside of work, Moka enjoys long walks to the fire hydrant and chasing after the mailman. Currently, Moka is working towards her Bachelor's Degree in Veterinary Medicine at Ruffgers University.

Moka Green oversees Maidbot's cuteness department. She is in charge of receiving belly rubs, daily runs, and consistent grooms. Outside of work, Moka enjoys long walks to the fire hydrant and chasing after the mailman. Currently, Moka is working towards her Bachelor's Degree in Veterinary Medicine at Ruffgers University.

Moka Green

Chief Cuteness Officer

David Moroniti is Maidbot's Chief Technology Officer - managing both the software and hardware elements of our automated systems. David has been building robots for 24 years along with airplanes and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for 19 years. After graduation, he worked as a Research Engineer in the Georgia Tech Aerospace Systems Design Lab teaching design and manufacturing of aircraft and autonomous vehicles. He has also worked on various projects for SpaceX, NASA, Lockheed Martin, and Boeing. David received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia.

David Moroniti is Maidbot's Chief Technology Officer - managing both the software and hardware elements of our automated systems. David has been building robots for 24 years along with airplanes and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for 19 years. After graduation, he worked as a Research Engineer in the Georgia Tech Aerospace Systems Design Lab teaching design and manufacturing of aircraft and autonomous vehicles. He has also worked on various projects for SpaceX, NASA, Lockheed Martin, and Boeing. David received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia.

David Moroniti

Chief Technology Officer

Steve Supron is the Manufacturing Lead for Maidbot. Steve has extensive experience transitioning innovative design concepts into commercially successful business solutions. He has collaborated as inventor or co-inventor on 35 patented designs developed for dozens of new products. Prior to joining Maidbot, Steve rose from Associate Engineer to Principal Engineer in his 20 years with Pitney Bowes' Mailing Products Engineering. For the past 10 years, Steve has held the position of Vice President of Mechanical Engineering at Transact Technologies. Steve earned a Bachelor's of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rice University and a Master's of Science Degree in the Management of Technology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Steve Supron is the Manufacturing Lead for Maidbot. Steve has extensive experience transitioning innovative design concepts into commercially successful business solutions. He has collaborated as inventor or co-inventor on 35 patented designs developed for dozens of new products. Prior to joining Maidbot, Steve rose from Associate Engineer to Principal Engineer in his 20 years with Pitney Bowes' Mailing Products Engineering. For the past 10 years, Steve has held the position of Vice President of Mechanical Engineering at Transact Technologies. Steve earned a Bachelor's of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rice University and a Master's of Science Degree in the Management of Technology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Steve Supron

Manufacturing Lead

Randy Savage is Maidbot’s Customer Success leader.  He works with hotel teams and ownership groups to educate them on the capability and feasibility of robotics in a hotel housekeeping environment.  As the in-house housekeeping subject matter expert, Randy supports the various teams within Maidbot and helps them understand the needs and expectations hotel teams have with respect to robots. Before joining the team, Randy worked for 17 years as Starwood Hotels and Resorts Corporate Rooms Director, focused on Housekeeping. Prior to that he worked for 34 years at ITT Sheraton and Loews Hotels, leading Housekeeping teams. In his free time Randy enjoys traveling and looks forward to visiting his 38th country and 43rd state.

Randy Savage is Maidbot’s Customer Success leader.  He works with hotel teams and ownership groups to educate them on the capability and feasibility of robotics in a hotel housekeeping environment.  As the in-house housekeeping subject matter expert, Randy supports the various teams within Maidbot and helps them understand the needs and expectations hotel teams have with respect to robots. Before joining the team, Randy worked for 17 years as Starwood Hotels and Resorts Corporate Rooms Director, focused on Housekeeping. Prior to that he worked for 34 years at ITT Sheraton and Loews Hotels, leading Housekeeping teams. In his free time Randy enjoys traveling and looks forward to visiting his 38th country and 43rd state.

Randy Savage

Director of Customer Success

Garrett Brainard is Maidbot’s Lead Electrical Engineer. He handles the design, testing, and integration of electrical subsystems at Maidbot. In his free time, Garrett enjoys tinkering at home, practicing music, and spending time with friends and family. Prior to joining the team, Garrett completed a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, with experience in robotics and integrated electronics. 

Garrett Brainard is Maidbot’s Lead Electrical Engineer. He handles the design, testing, and integration of electrical subsystems at Maidbot. In his free time, Garrett enjoys tinkering at home, practicing music, and spending time with friends and family. Prior to joining the team, Garrett completed a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, with experience in robotics and integrated electronics. 

Garrett Brainard

Lead Electrical Engineer

Bhavya Gupta works on developing software to make Maidbot's robots autonomous. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Physics from Delhi Technological University, India and a Master’s in Robotics from the University of Pennsylvania. At Penn, he worked at the Modular Robotics Lab and GRASP Lab where he developed software for controlling micro aerial vehicles. Bhavya also has a background in systems engineering and was part of his University's undergraduate team that participated in AUVSI's Student UAS competitions in 2012 and 2013.

Bhavya Gupta works on developing software to make Maidbot's robots autonomous. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Physics from Delhi Technological University, India and a Master’s in Robotics from the University of Pennsylvania. At Penn, he worked at the Modular Robotics Lab and GRASP Lab where he developed software for controlling micro aerial vehicles. Bhavya also has a background in systems engineering and was part of his University's undergraduate team that participated in AUVSI's Student UAS competitions in 2012 and 2013.

Bhavya Gupta

Robot Whisperer

Warren Velte is the Robotics Assembly Technician putting Rosie together.  His responsibilities include combing various mechanical and electrical components and sub-assemblies and installing them as well as supporting the rest of the Maidbot team in any capacity needed such as testing and troubleshooting solutions.  Warren's experiences are in Automated Material Handling Systems, Semiconductor tool installation and maintenance, and Manufacturing.  Enjoyment comes to Warren from Dis Golf, camping, and fishing.  At the University of North Texas Warren earned his Bachelor's of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. 

Warren Velte is the Robotics Assembly Technician putting Rosie together.  His responsibilities include combing various mechanical and electrical components and sub-assemblies and installing them as well as supporting the rest of the Maidbot team in any capacity needed such as testing and troubleshooting solutions.  Warren's experiences are in Automated Material Handling Systems, Semiconductor tool installation and maintenance, and Manufacturing.  Enjoyment comes to Warren from Dis Golf, camping, and fishing.  At the University of North Texas Warren earned his Bachelor's of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. 

Warren Velte

Robot Obstetrician

Kailah Rockwood merges her passion of science and business together to rock as Maidbot’s Office Wizard. As the Office Wizard, Kailah handles daily financial management, business administration, and any other project thrown her direction. Kailah brings over 10 years of business management, strategic planning, and cultural development along with a background in public education to highlight the many strengths of Maidbot’s team. Kailah holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree and Masters of Business Administration Degree from Tarleton State University. In her spare time, Kailah coaches a summer league swim team and enjoys athletics and photography.

Kailah Rockwood merges her passion of science and business together to rock as Maidbot’s Office Wizard. As the Office Wizard, Kailah handles daily financial management, business administration, and any other project thrown her direction. Kailah brings over 10 years of business management, strategic planning, and cultural development along with a background in public education to highlight the many strengths of Maidbot’s team. Kailah holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree and Masters of Business Administration Degree from Tarleton State University. In her spare time, Kailah coaches a summer league swim team and enjoys athletics and photography.

Kailah Rockwood

Office Wizard

Andrew Glosson is Maidbot's Business Development Intern. As the Business Development Intern, Andrew is responsible for marketing, customer success, strategy assistance, general development, and pilot management. Outside of Maidbot, Andrew enjoys snowboarding, gaming, music, and fashion. Andrew is a current Senior at Cornell University, with an intended major of Hotel Administration and a minor in Real Estate.

Andrew Glosson is Maidbot's Business Development Intern. As the Business Development Intern, Andrew is responsible for marketing, customer success, strategy assistance, general development, and pilot management. Outside of Maidbot, Andrew enjoys snowboarding, gaming, music, and fashion. Andrew is a current Senior at Cornell University, with an intended major of Hotel Administration and a minor in Real Estate.

Andrew Glosson

Business Development Intern

 
Sadie Rockwood is in training in Maidbot's cuteness department. He is learning how to fetch, roll over, play dead, and heal. Outside of work, Sadie enjoys running through open fields and barking when the doorbell rings. Currently, Sadie is working towards his Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science at the University of California, Barkley.

Sadie Rockwood is in training in Maidbot's cuteness department. He is learning how to fetch, roll over, play dead, and heal. Outside of work, Sadie enjoys running through open fields and barking when the doorbell rings. Currently, Sadie is working towards his Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science at the University of California, Barkley.

Sadie Rockwood

Cuteness Development Intern

Board of Directors

 
Mark Carrier is one of Maidbot's three board members. He is currently the President of the B.F. Saul Company – a hospitality group that owns and manages 19 hotel properties nationwide. On top of his position at B.F. Saul, Mark serves as the Chairman of the American Hotel and Lodging Association, and he is an active member of Marriott’s Emerging Technology Advisory Group, Distribution Advisory Committee, and Hilton’s Distribution Advisory Group. Previously, Mark was the Chairman of the IHG Owners Association. He advises Maidbot on product development and the logistics behind hotel integration and marketing. Mark received his Bachelor's Degree from the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University.

Mark Carrier is one of Maidbot's three board members. He is currently the President of the B.F. Saul Company – a hospitality group that owns and manages 19 hotel properties nationwide. On top of his position at B.F. Saul, Mark serves as the Chairman of the American Hotel and Lodging Association, and he is an active member of Marriott’s Emerging Technology Advisory Group, Distribution Advisory Committee, and Hilton’s Distribution Advisory Group. Previously, Mark was the Chairman of the IHG Owners Association. He advises Maidbot on product development and the logistics behind hotel integration and marketing. Mark received his Bachelor's Degree from the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University.

Mark Carrier

Chairman
American Hotel & Lodging Association

Perry Fine is both an investor and a board member for Maidbot. He is currently the President of Triangle Services – one of the world's largest industrial cleaning companies that provides services to organizations like the Fort Meyers International Airport, the Blackstone Group, FedEx, most of the world’s major airlines, and many universities. Perry advises Maidbot on the product and business development from his expertise in industrial cleaning. Perry holds a Masters in Real Estate from New York University.

Perry Fine is both an investor and a board member for Maidbot. He is currently the President of Triangle Services – one of the world's largest industrial cleaning companies that provides services to organizations like the Fort Meyers International Airport, the Blackstone Group, FedEx, most of the world’s major airlines, and many universities. Perry advises Maidbot on the product and business development from his expertise in industrial cleaning. Perry holds a Masters in Real Estate from New York University.

Perry Fine

President
Triangle Services

 

Advisors

Linda Pouliot is an advisor for Maidbot. She is a serial entrepreneur who is passionate about robotics and hardware. Linda co-founded and led Product Management and Operations at Neato Robotics, the world's second largest consumer robotics company. She is currently Co-founder/CEO of Dishcraft Robotics – her second cleaning robot startup – whose first product is a dishwashing robot for commercial kitchens.

Linda Pouliot is an advisor for Maidbot. She is a serial entrepreneur who is passionate about robotics and hardware. Linda co-founded and led Product Management and Operations at Neato Robotics, the world's second largest consumer robotics company. She is currently Co-founder/CEO of Dishcraft Robotics – her second cleaning robot startup – whose first product is a dishwashing robot for commercial kitchens.

Linda Pouliot

Co-founder and CEO
Neato Robotics

Shawn Tuli is an advisor for Maidbot.  He is the Vice President of Acquisitions & Development at Hersha Hospitality Management, a national owner and operator of over 120 hotels, and leads their growth and investment strategy.  He is a graduate of Harvard Business School and Emory University, and sits on the Board of Directors for the Please Touch Museum, Philadelphia’s children’s museum.

Shawn Tuli is an advisor for Maidbot.  He is the Vice President of Acquisitions & Development at Hersha Hospitality Management, a national owner and operator of over 120 hotels, and leads their growth and investment strategy.  He is a graduate of Harvard Business School and Emory University, and sits on the Board of Directors for the Please Touch Museum, Philadelphia’s children’s museum.

Shawn Tuli

VP of Acquisitions and Development Hersha Hospitality Management

Ken Rother is an advisor for Maidbot. He most recently worked for Discovery Communications as the Senior Vice President of Technology for Digital Media. Ken has a deep understanding of technology, business operations and client management. He has successfully been a part of several exits on both the acquired and acquiring side. Currently, Ken is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Launch NY and a Venture Partner at Cayuga Venture Fund.

Ken Rother is an advisor for Maidbot. He most recently worked for Discovery Communications as the Senior Vice President of Technology for Digital Media. Ken has a deep understanding of technology, business operations and client management. He has successfully been a part of several exits on both the acquired and acquiring side. Currently, Ken is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Launch NY and a Venture Partner at Cayuga Venture Fund.

Ken Rother

Former SVP of Technology
Discovery Communications

 
Pam Silverstein is an advisor for Maidbot. After graduating from the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University, Pam founded multiple successful hardware companies that were later sold to larger organizations – one for $265M. She later began mentoring entrepreneurs in multiple fields and now focuses on helping student startups. Pam advises Maidbot on the business development and operational planning that are so crucial in a hardware company.

Pam Silverstein is an advisor for Maidbot. After graduating from the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University, Pam founded multiple successful hardware companies that were later sold to larger organizations – one for $265M. She later began mentoring entrepreneurs in multiple fields and now focuses on helping student startups. Pam advises Maidbot on the business development and operational planning that are so crucial in a hardware company.

Pam Silverstein

Entrepreneur in Residence
Life Changing Labs

Joseph “Joe” Tagliente, Sr is an investor and advisor for Maidbot. After graduating from the Hotel School at Cornell University, Joe grew the Tage Corporation – a hospitality company with a focus on development and management of Burger King Restaurants and Tage Inn Hotels. He later sold his Burger King operation to the Burger King Corporation and his hotel operations to the LaQuinta Hotel Corporation. Currently, Joe is a partner and principal of The Lenrock Management Group, LP; a real estate investment and franchise advisory and incubation company. Joe advises Maidbot on the logistics for hotel integration and investments.

Joseph “Joe” Tagliente, Sr is an investor and advisor for Maidbot. After graduating from the Hotel School at Cornell University, Joe grew the Tage Corporation – a hospitality company with a focus on development and management of Burger King Restaurants and Tage Inn Hotels. He later sold his Burger King operation to the Burger King Corporation and his hotel operations to the LaQuinta Hotel Corporation. Currently, Joe is a partner and principal of The Lenrock Management Group, LP; a real estate investment and franchise advisory and incubation company. Joe advises Maidbot on the logistics for hotel integration and investments.

Joseph Tagliente, Sr

Partner and Principal
Lenrock Management Group