5D RoboticsTM has appointed Ketan Kamdar as Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of directors effective August 18, 2016. David Bruemmer, 5D RoboticsTM co-founder and previous CEO takes on the role of Chief Technology Officer full time. Previously, David had been performing both roles for the company.
Larry Hershfield, Chairman of the Board at 5D RoboticsTM commented, “We are very pleased to have Ketan join and lead the next phase of 5D RoboticsTM growth. Ketan is a highly accomplished executive with a deep understanding of technology and how it can scale to gain the best value for customers and investors.”
“Ketan’s previous leadership experience with start-ups, and mobile solutions providers including Broadcom and AT&T makes him well suited to take 5DTM through its journey providing precise positioning, navigation, and radar solutions. We are excited to have him with us.” said David Bruemmer.
Ketan Kamdar commented, “Our markets range from industrial to automotive, and we have great partner companies. With the acquisition of Time Domain earlier this year, we have several technologies and capabilities across all of 5DTM based on Ultra Wideband (UWB) for ranging, positioning, and radar. Our immediate focus is on providing positioning and navigation with our UWB and software for autonomous vehicles in harsh environments, for both new and existing customers. Putting all these abilities together makes this a wonderful time to join the 5D RoboticsTM team and participate in this exciting company.”