Marcio Macedo is Co-Founder and VP of Product and Marketing at Ava Robotics, a recent spin-off of iRobot that focuses on autonomous navigating robots for enterprise, commercial and industrial environments. At iRobot, Macedo was Director of Product Management for commercial robot, with responsibility for iRobot’s industry-leading autonomous robots for commercial applications. This includes the RP-VITA telemedicine robot, launched in partnership with InTouch Health, and the iRobot Ava 500 telepresence robot, launched in partnership with Cisco. Prior to iRobot, he served in product management leadership roles at HP and Polycom. Macedo holds a BSEE from the Catholic University in Rio de Janeiro, an MSEE from Northeastern University and an MBA from Babson College.