Dr. Dave Barrett
Vice President of Engineering
22 McGrath Highway
Somerville, MA 02143
Before joining iRobot, Mr. Barrett served as a technical
director at Draper Labs, a research scientist at the MIT Artificial Intelligence
Lab, and as the chief research engineer at MIT's Ocean Engineering Testing
Tank (where he created MIT's RoboTuna). In addition he
founded and directed both Cambridge Precision Instruments and the Cambridge
branch of Walt Disney Imagineering.
In the execution of these positions,
has spent more than 20 years working in the robotics field and has
developed a wide spectrum of robots that walk, hop, roll, swim, fly,
learn, talk, act, entertain, or a broad range of commercial, governmental
and entertainment-industry customers.