Over the past 14 years, the Black-I Robotics team has developed unmanned ground vehicles and other robots for the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security and a dozen universities, including work involving biologic and chemical agents. It has rolled out telehealth and tele-pharmacy related automation products in the U.S. and globally, and established service and support teams for technical implementation over a wide geographic area.
Brian Hart, Founder, CEO and COB of Black-I Robotics, Inc., lost his 20-year-old son John in Iraq, which led to an important role as a civilian advocate in armoring up American troops sent into combat. Working with government agencies helped refine his technological skills and led to his leading role in the robotics industry, where he is an acknowledged expert. He also has a decade in remote healthcare and pharmacy automation experience as Founder and CEO of a prior company that was sold to AmerisourceBergen. He has been Assistant Treasurer of Boston University managing its private equity portfolio, and CFO of a regional wireless company in the Southwest. He has a BA and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.
Paul Pescatore, CFO of Black-I Robotics, was a senior executive vice president for finance and operations with a biotech company prior to joining Black-i in 2008. He has held senior positions in technology, healthcare, medical equipment manufacturing and software firms. He is a graduate of Boston College and served with the U. S. Army in Europe.
Sean Sullivan, Vice President of Marketing, spent 10 years with IBM in California and at corporate headquarters before founding a variety of companies, including a medical device company, Automated Drug Distribution Systems, and a marketing company, both of which were acquired by larger firms. Mr. Sullivan also served with the Peace Corps in Africa for five years. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and has been involved with Black-I Robotics since 2008 as both an investor and head of marketing.