Charlie Duncheon is the CEO and co-founder of Grabit, Inc. He has more than 25 years of senior management experience in leading start-ups to successful companies. Previously, Duncheon was president and CEO of EIG America, Inc., and CEO at Artificial Muscle, Inc. (AMI). Before joining AMI, Duncheon was executive vice president of sales and marketing at Adept Technology, Inc. He has served on the Board of Directors for MeshDynamics, Inc., the Robotics Industries Association, the Automation Technology Council, and NEMA’s Automation Forum. He has also served as the U.S. National Chairman for the United Nations International Federation of Robotics. Previously, he received the Robotic Industries Association Joseph Engleberger Leadership Award, and was elected president of the Robotics Industries Association. Duncheon has published several technical papers. He received his MBA from Southern Illinois University and his B.S. in industrial engineering from Purdue University.