Flexxbotics Team

Our mission at Flexxbotics is to enable discrete manufacturers to build more product, faster and with less waste.

Flexxbotics manufacturing and automation productivity solutions ensure you get the most from your people, processes, and capital equipment during every single job. By optimizing your workcells for maximum output and efficiency, we give you the competitive edge.

We believe in three maxims that drive
and influence every product we build:

Capital Equipment Active Operators

Your capital equipment should be
as active as your operators

Capital Equipment ROI Met

Every piece of capital equipment’s
ROI should always be met

Capital Equipment Upskill Workforce

New capital equipment should
upskill your workforce, not replace it

Our Team

Tyler Bouchard

Tyler Bouchard

CEO & Cofounder

Tyler has spent most of his career in senior commercial roles for factory automation and motion control organizations, where he learned to solve and sell complex automation and motion control solutions. He attends Northeastern University D’Amore-McKim where he is participating in their MBA program. He has a degree in Biomechanical Engineering, where he started his entrepreneurial journey developing a provisional patent for a novel prosthetic ankle. When Tyler is not working on Flexxbotics you can find him playing basketball, spending time with family/friends and traveling.

Tyler Modelski

Tyler Modelski

CTO & Cofounder

Tyler has spent most of his career in manufacturing test automation and robotics product development roles. He has had the fortune to participate as both an end customer and supplier in various robotic and automation solutions. He has expertise in systems engineering, software development and product management. When Tyler is not pushing Flexxbotic’s product development, you can find him spending time with his fiance and their dog Lilly outside of Boston.

John Cook

John Cook

Sr Principal Software Engineer

John has spent most of his career devoted to working with successful startups such as Internet Systems (acquired), Chipcom Corp. (IPO’d), and Cerulean (acquired). He has also worked with several fortune 100 sized companies including Bose Corporation, J&J and 3Com/US Robotics. His experience has given him a keen appreciation of DevOps and lean/agile process improvement techniques. John has authored and co-authored several patents as an architect and developer of several commercially available networked products.

Matt Skopin

Matthew Skopin

Systems Engineer

Matt received his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering and later his Masters in Mechatronics at Northeastern University, where he further strengthened his practical electromechanical systems design experience as a project manager and research assistant at RIVeR Robotics Lab. When Matt isn’t improving Flexxbotic’s industrial integratability, you can find him spending time with his girlfriend, watering his plants and herding his rabbit Marty in East Boston.

Zac Chupka

Zac Chupka

Sr Software Engineer

Zac has worked in the software industry for the past seven years as a developer for Hyland, a Fortune 100 company. While there he was proud to lead a team of engineers all over the world developing a successful Robotic Process Automation application. In addition to leading the team, he was a primary contributor to two software patents. Outside of work, Zac loves playing guitar, and spending time with friends, family, his 3 dogs Lilly, Oliver, Bill Murray and his cat Videl.

Meagan Hiatt

Meagan Hiatt

Sr Software Engineer

Meagan has spent most of her career developing desktop and web applications for robotic and fleet management applications. She graduated from WPI with both a Mater’s in Robotics Engineering and a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering. She has an affinity to mentoring and teaching at organizations like Girls who Code where she has taught introductory computer science classes to high school girls.

Joe Teblum

Joe Teblum

Director of Product Marketing

Joe has over 7+ years working in various aspects of product management, marketing, sales, manufacturing, and product development in the industrial space with a proven track record in the industry. Joe has worked at Mitsubishi Corporation, General Motors, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., PopCom (Robotic automation), and Cognex Corporation. At Cognex, Joe managed the In-Sight product line, managing the launch and development of several new products. Joe’s strong experience in manufacturing, factory automation, and machine vision brings in a wealth of industry expertise to the team. When Joe isn’t building VOC, he enjoys international travel, hiking, fantasy football, and cooking beef jerky.

Sanu Ann A.

Sanu Ann A.

Software Engineer

Sanu has been in the software industry for 6 years, working across multiple software stacks building research software tools and large-scale web applications. After moving to the US, she began working at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University SEAS where she contributed to developing standards for organizing scientific information. Outside of work, she enjoys listening to podcasts, mentoring students and spending time with family and her best friend Debjani.

Advisors

John Joseph

John Joseph

John Joseph is CEO and Co-Founder of Datanomix, a manufacturing intelligence platform. With over 30 years of start-up and technology leadership experience, John has successfully led go-to-market teams to bring award-winning products to market. John was an early advisor and investor to the Flexxbotics team.

Scott Harris

Scott Harris

Scott, who was VP and Co-Founder of both SolidWorks and OnShape, has a deep understanding on how to build and scale a successful software business. When Scott isn’t mentoring at WPI and Olin college you can find him mountain biking in local New England trails.

Brian Mellea

Brian Mellea

Brian, who is the Managing Partner of the Actuate Group, has an extensive background in global product marketing strategies. With degrees from both HBS and MIT, Brian has worked in various leadership roles for Apple, ROLM, VMware and Palm. Most recently Brian has helped the successful exit of 4 companies in the last 5 years.

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WPI Commercialization Fund

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