Charlie Duncheon, is the CEO and Cofounder of Celltrio, Inc. Celltrio is a manufacturer of automated biobanking and cell culturing solutions for the life sciences industry.
Charlie has spent over thirty executive years in the robotics and factory automation industry. He joined Adept Technology at its inception and as chief commercial officer led Adept to a successful IPO and over $100M in annual revenue.
Duncheon’s consulting business led to his CEO and founder roles including Artificial Muscle, Inc. (acquired by Bayer) and venture backed Grabit, Inc. He currently serves on the Silicon Valley Robotics Board and as robotics and IOT mentor at Plug and Play in Sunnyvale, California..
He was elected as President and Board Chairman of the Robotics Industries of America (RIA) and received RIA’s distinguished Joseph Engelberger Leadership Award.
Duncheon holds a bachelor of science degree in industrial engineering from Purdue University and a master of science degree in business administration from Southern Illinois University. He is a registered professional engineer and has patents in automation. In his spare time, he is an author and volunteer youth basketball coach.