Ruddick has spent his entire career working in robotics, hardware and manufacturing. Most recently he was the VP of Engineering at Carbon Robotics, where he led the entire engineering team. Prior to Carbon, Ruddick was in charge of the manufacturing software group for all new robotic end effectors for the da Vinci robot at Intuitive Surgical. The da Vinci robot is the most-used surgical robot in the world, capable of performing extremely precise medical procedures. Ruddick's group wrote calibration and testing for over 30 instrument types representing tens of thousands of shipped products. Ruddick has a Master’s from Stanford in Mechanical Engineering, with a focus on mechatronics.
Co-founder & CTO