OSARO delivers best-in-class robotic piece-picking solutions for e-commerce where key challenges include high SKU inventories, complex packaging, and fragile items. In the rapidly evolving world of logistics technology, OSARO offers smarter automation, low-risk business plans, and its signature Hypercare support from exploration to installation. OSARO’s intelligent robots enable goods-to-robot (G2R) use cases, where the greatest gains are yet to be made on the automated warehouse floor. Its machine-learning vision and control software provides the foundation for all its products.
70 Employees: 23 Masters, 12 PhDs
Engineering is 60% of the Organization
Mean 8 Years of Work Experience
Diverse Team from 15 Countries
2 Offices - Tokyo & San Francisco
Expertise in Deep Learning, Reinforcement Learning, Motion Planning, Software Engineering, Robotic Controls, Warehouse Technology, and Business Strategy
Derik was previously a venture capitalist, hedge fund manager, and angel investor, and has over a decade of investment and operational experience. Derik was a Principal at Founders Fund, a venture fund led by Peter Thiel. At Founders Fund, Derik drove investments in a variety of companies including DeepMind, where he worked closely with the founding team. Derik is also an investor in New York based deep learning startup Clarifai. Prior to OSARO, Derik founded and managed Arda Capital Management, a quantitative equity hedge fund. Derik holds B.S. degrees in Physics and Computer Science (2001) and an M.Eng. degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering (2004) from MIT.
Michael brings over 20 years of experience in managing diverse engineering teams. His background includes developing high-performance signal processing mixed hardware/software platforms. Most recently he was a senior engineer and applications manager at Samsung semiconductors. Michael earned his B.Sc. (1995), M.Sc. (1998), degrees in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the Ben-Gurion University in Israel.
Technology entrepreneur and angel investor, IronPort Systems, PayPal, eBay, SpaceX
Technology entrepreneur and investor, Alpha Intelligence Capital, Sentient Technologies, Darpa, Siri
Technology investor, King River Capital, Goldman Sachs, The Nature Conservancy, Angeleno Group
Founder and CEO of Octave Ventures, investor in biotech and deep tech companies.
VP of Sales
ML Director of Research, Ph.D. UMass Amherst, Postdoc @ MIT
VP of Operations
VP of Product
Chief Operating Officer
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Computer Science and Linguistics Stanford University
Professor and iCORE chair Department of Computing Science University of Alberta
Benjamin Van Roy
Professor Management Science and Engineering Electrical Engineering Computer Science Stanford University
"Imitation Learning from Visual Data with Multiple Intentions"
A. Tamar, K. Rohanimanesh, Y. Chow, C. Virgorito, B. Goodrich, M. Kahane, and Derik Pridmore
International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR 2018) [PATENT APPROVED]