To boost company’s engineering & educational projects, VEXRobotics, Inc. recently appointed John V-Neun as the new vice president of Engineering.
VEX Robotics is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Innovation First International, a source of educational robotics products to middle schools, high schools and colleges around the world. The company has over 250 years of experience supporting educational robotics programs and extensive engineering resources on two continents dedicated to the VEX Robotics platform.
The new appointee, V-Neun received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Clarkson University in upstate New York, and later relocated to Greenville, TX to join the Innovation First International team.
He brings eight years of product development, project management and engineering design experience.
Mr. V-Neun has been with VEX Robotics since its inception, and is recognized as a primary designer responsible for the initial development of the VEX Robotics Design System. He has also been involved with serving as the company’s product manager, and later Director of Product Development.
“John is a results-oriented leader with a proven track record of developing successful product lines,” said Paul Copioli, president of VEX Robotics, Inc. “He is well suited for this position, and I am confident in his ability to lead the charge as we continue to provide high quality, affordable & accessible products that will engage students worldwide.”
V-Neun is also a prominent member in the robotics community and has dedicated 15 years as a participant, volunteer and mentor of FIRST.
"VEX Robotics is at a very exciting point in time, and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to lead our engineering team as we work to create the next generation of products that will help advance STEM education," said John V-Neun, vice president of engineering for VEX Robotics, Inc. "I am excited by what we’ve accomplished over the past five years, and with what we plan to accomplish in the next five."
Edited by Braden Becker