CTO, NPC Robotics
Michael Garrod is CTO of NPC Robotics and the company’s specialist division BlackDog Robotics. He has 25 years’ experience working in Europe and the USA in technology, electronics, systems architecture and software; creating the foundation of his expertise in robotics.
Founded in 1983 in Minnesota, NPC has expanded to become one of US Military’s most trusted suppliers of motion control technology.
BlackDog® Robotics was formed as a division of NPC Robotics to pursue innovation in robotics; to assist law enforcement, first responders and the military by providing a resilient and dependable modular robot. The goal: to design and develop a reliable and durable adaptable robotic tool to assist at high-risk scenes by providing planners and decisions makers with real time critical information to make optimized outcome decisions. Michael has responsibility for ideation and innovation of modular robotic systems, and software development for artificially intelligent robotic systems and machine learning.