Robotics software firm hires marketer

Universal Robotics, which is making waves with smart software targeting the logistics sector, has hired a veteran of Hewlett-Packard and Agilent to lead its marketing efforts.

"Hob brings a rare mix of marketing savvy and technical know-how to Universal," said David Peters, co-founder and CEO of Universal Robotics. "His experience as both a marketer and engineer, combined with his great passion for technology, makes him the ideal person to successfully take Universal's products from our lab to the marketplace."