Ryan Gariepy

CTO and Co-founder, Clearpath

Ryan is the CTO and a co-founder of Clearpath. He drives the development of the OTTO industrial self driving vehicles while guiding the continued expansion of Clearpath Robotics’ world-leading efforts in supporting robotics researchers.  He is also a co-founder of the Robot Operating System developers’ conference, a member of a variety of industrial and academic steering committees, and is on the Board of Directors for the Open Source Robotics Foundation and Next Generation Manufacturing Canada. He completed a bachelor’s degree in mechatronics engineering and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Waterloo, and has over two dozen pending patents in the field of intelligent systems.