Chairman, CEO and Founder
Colin M. Angle, a co-founder of iRobot, has served as
chairman of the board since October 2008, as chief executive
officer since June 1997, and prior to that, as our president
since November 1992. He has served as a director since
October 1992. As a co-founder and chief executive officer,
Mr. Angle provides a critical contribution to the board of
directors with his detailed knowledge of the Company, our
employees, our client base, our prospects, the strategic
marketplace and our competitors. Mr. Angle previously
worked at the National Aeronautical and Space
Administration’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory where he
participated in the design of the behavior controlled rovers
that led to Sojourner exploring Mars in 1997. He holds a
B.S. in Electrical Engineering and an M.S. in Computer
Science, both from MIT.
See Colin Angle’s detailed bio.
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Principal Accounting Officer
Alison Dean has served as our executive vice president,
chief financial officer, treasurer and principal accounting
officer since April 2013. Ms. Dean previously served as our
senior vice president, corporate finance from February 2010
until March 2013. From March 2007 until February 2010,
Ms. Dean served as our vice president, financial controls &
analysis. From August 2005 until March 2007, Ms. Dean
served as our vice president, financial planning & analysis.
From 1995 to August 2005, Ms. Dean served in a number of
positions at 3Com Corporation, including vice president and
corporate controller from 2004 to 2005 and vice president of
finance - worldwide sales from 2003 to 2004. Ms. Dean
holds a B.A. in Business Economics from Brown University
and an M.B.A. from Boston University.
Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Communications
Russell J. Campanello has served as our executive vice
president, human resources and corporate communications
since February 2014. Mr. Campanello previously served as
our senior vice president, human resources and corporate
communications from July 2013 until February 2014. From
November 2010 until July 2013, Mr. Campanello served as
our senior vice president, human resources. Prior to joining
iRobot, Mr. Campanello served as senior vice president,
human resources and administration at Phase Forward, Inc.
from April 2008 until September 2010. Mr. Campanello
previously served as senior vice president of human
resources and marketing at Keane, Inc., a business process
and information technology consulting firm, from
September 2003 to October 2007. Prior to Keane,
Mr. Campanello served as chief people officer at
NerveWire, Inc. from August 2000 to February 2003. Prior
to NerveWire, he served as senior vice president, human
resources at Genzyme Corp. from November 1997 to July
2000. Earlier in his career, Mr. Campanello spent nine years
as vice president of human resources at Lotus Development
Corporation. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration
from the University of Massachusetts.
Chief Operating Officer
Christian Cerda has served as our chief operating officer since May 2016. Mr. Cerda previously served as executive vice president and general manager of our consumer business from February 2015 until May 2016, and as senior vice president and general manager from May 2013 until February 2015. He leads iRobot’s Global Commercial and Supply Chain Operations, with direct responsibility over sales, marketing, product management, manufacturing and supply chain.
Prior to iRobot, he was general manager and vice president of Sales and Marketing from April 2010 to March 2013 at Whirlpool Corporation, a multinational manufacturer of home appliances, where he held roles with responsibility over sales, marketing, brand communications, product development and operations. Previously, he served as Principal at The Boston Consulting Group specializing in Consumer Goods and Procter & Gamble Co.
Mr. Cerda holds an MBA with distinction from the Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Universidad Simon Bolivar.
Executive Vice President, Engineering
Tim Saeger has served as executive vice president of engineering since March 2017. Mr. Saeger previously served as senior vice president of engineering from August 2015 until March 2017. Prior to iRobot, Mr. Saeger served in multiple roles at Bose Corporation from 2005 - 2015, including Vice President of Home Entertainment, and Vice President of Product Development. Earlier in his career, Mr. Saeger also served at Thomson, Inc., and General Dynamics, in a variety of engineering and engineering management positions. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Auburn University, and an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington. Mr. Saeger also has been awarded 24 U.S. patents.
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer
Glen D. Weinstein has served as our executive vice
president and chief legal officer since August 2012.
Mr. Weinstein previously served as our general counsel
from July 2000 to August 2012 and as senior vice president
from January 2005 to August 2012. Since March 2004, he
has also served as our secretary. Prior to joining iRobot,
Mr. Weinstein was with Covington & Burling LLP, a law
firm in Washington, D.C. Mr. Weinstein holds a B.S. in
Mechanical Engineering from MIT and a J.D. from the
University of Virginia School of Law.