Fall 2013 Distinguished Speaker Series
On Thursday, October 17th, our Distinguished Speaker will be Tim Root, Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of New Business Development at Revolabs.
Tim Root has a long history of developing media and telepresence solutions for the video communications and security markets, and brings over 13 years of executive-level experience in both public and venture-backed companies to Revolabs. Most recently he founded VGo Communications (formerly North End Technologies), a developer of robotic telepresence solutions, where he served as inventor, CTO, and vice president of engineering. Previously, he held the positions of president and CEO of Chester Technologies; CTO and vice president of product management for OzVision; and CTO and vice president of business development for Polycom’s Video Division.
Root holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Northeastern University, a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and a dual master’s degree in engineering and management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Sloan School of Management.