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IAM Robotics is pleased to welcome Jacqueline Ram as the company’s new vice president of operations. Ram joins the team with over 30 years of experience leading global operations and manufacturing teams at Fortune 500 companies.

Her strong engineering and operational background in PCB, PCBA, materials, and custom mechanicals have contributed to her ability to manage functional teams in NPI, supply chain logistics, quality, training, and service. In her role at IAM Robotics, she will continue to build on a foundation of success driving production and providing strategic leadership for the supply chain, manufacturing, and facilities functions. 

“I look forward to working with a talented team of innovators and supply chain professionals as our solution continues to evolve,” said Ram about joining the IAM Robotics team. 

Ram’s experience delivering highly engineered solutions for UAVs, satellites, IOT, energy, lighting, and aero/defense products, will enhance IAM Robotics solutions which also require reliable, robust compliance-based performance. As IAM Robotics continues to grow, a core priority for operations will be to streamline the purchasing and manufacturing processes while delivering dependable autonomous mobile robots (AMRs). 

“We are excited to welcome Jackie to our growing team as we continue to scale IAM Robotics for the future of material handling,” said Lance VandenBrook, CEO of IAM Robotics. “The wealth of knowledge Jackie brings from her experiences will only aid our mission.”

Prior to joining IAM Robotics, Ram held executive positions with Violet Defense, Jabil, and Esterline Interface Technologies. Ram earned her undergraduate in Chemical Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. A Master’s in Business Administration and Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science from Long Island University has provided her the credentials to lead diverse, multi-functional teams to develop some of today’s most accomplished products.

A STEM and Women in Manufacturing supporter, Ram actively contributes to local and regional activities.