iRobot designs and builds robots that make a difference. iRobot was founded in 1990 by Massachusetts Institute of Technology roboticists with the vision of making practical robots a reality. In 2011, iRobot generated more than $465 million in revenue and employed more than 600 of the robot industry's top professionals, including mechanical, electrical and software engineers and related support staff. iRobot stock trades on the NASDAQ stock market under the ticker symbol IRBT. iRobot's corporate headquarters are located in Bedford, Mass. The company also has offices in Virginia, North Carolina, Miami, California, the United Kingdom, France, China and Hong Kong.