Spencer Allen is Chief Technology Officer at Aethon, Inc. where he directs all aspects of development of the Tug autonomous mobile robot, delivering and tracking supplies and materials in hospitals and manufacturing applications. Since joining Aethon in 2004, Aethon’s fleet has grown from 6 robots in a few facilities, to over 500 in 120+ locations across the country and internationally. Spencer received a BS in Electrical Engineering from Penn State University in 1982, and as Manager of Advanced Technology for Gould Inc., he developed and holds patents on advanced technologies relating to digital sampled motion control systems for industrial applications including machine tools, flexible automation, and robotics. Additional patents cover various aspects of mobile robot design, technology, and robotic system management.
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