Management Team

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Colin Angle

Chairman of the Board, CEO and Co-Founder

Colin Angle guides the strategic direction of iRobot. One of the world’s leading authorities on mobile robots, Angle is an industry pioneer with more than two decades of experience. Under his leadership, iRobot is at the forefront of the growing robot industry, delivering home cleaning and military robots that are making a difference. Angle’s keen sense of business strategy is a driving force behind iRobot’s successful identification and execution of expansion opportunities. With Angle’s guidance, iRobot has formed key strategic partnerships, building on decades of expertise from each partner to create new and innovative robot solutions.

Angle’s leadership and vision for the future of robots have been recognized with numerous professional awards. He has been named CEO of the Year by the Mass Technology Leadership Council, a Mass High Tech All-Star, one of Fortune Small Business Magazine’s Best Bosses and New England Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst and Young. Angle is a member of the board of directors at Striiv, Inc. Angle holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in computer science, both from MIT.

See Colin Angle’s detailed bio.

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Alison Dean

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Alison Dean has more than 25 years of extensive financial experience in the technology and consumer industries. She has served on iRobot’s finance team in a variety of executive positions since 2005, including senior vice president of corporate finance and principal accounting officer and vice president of financial controls and analysis. Prior to joining iRobot, for 10 years Dean served in a number of senior positions at 3Com Corporation, including vice president and corporate controller and vice president of finance for worldwide sales. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business economics from Brown University and a master’s degree in business administration from Boston University.

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Russ Campanello

Executive Vice President, Human Resources & Corporate Communications

Russ Campanello brings more than 20 years of human resources leadership in the high-technology sector to iRobot. He is responsible for developing the company’s human resources strategy and implementing practices that maintain and enhance the company’s ability to attract and develop the talent necessary to support future growth.

Before joining iRobot, Campanello served as senior vice president of human resources and administration at Phase Forward, Inc., a data management solutions provider for clinical trials and drug safety. Previously, he held senior management positions at Keane, Inc. and NerveWire, Inc. Campanello holds a bachelor of science degree in business administration from the University of Massachusetts.

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Christian Cerda

Executive Vice President and General Manager, Home Robots Business Unit

Christian Cerda leads our fast-growing consumer business, with direct responsibility over global sales, marketing and product development and oversees a multifunctional team managing all operational execution areas of the unit. Cerda joined iRobot in 2013, bringing almost two decades of international leadership experience with Fortune 500 companies, including Whirlpool, where he served as General Manager of one of the company’s most important areas of expansion. Before Whirlpool, Cerda held senior roles at The Boston Consulting Group and Procter and Gamble. Cerda holds a bachelor of science degree in computer engineering from Universidad Simon Bolivar and a master’s degree in business administration with distinction from the Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

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Glen Weinstein

Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

Glen Weinstein has been with iRobot since 2000, where he advises the company on all general legal matters, including issues related to intellectual property, product development and distribution and financing. Prior to joining iRobot,. Weinstein was with Covington & Burling, a law firm in Washington, D.C., where he advised clients in various matters related to intellectual property, including licensing transactions, litigation and patent prosecution. Prior to joining Covington & Burling, Weinstein was a law clerk to both the Honorable Randall R. Rader, Circuit Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the Honorable Roger B. Andewelt, U. S. Court of Federal Claims. Weinstein holds a law degree from the University of Virginia and a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from MIT. ^