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New Director of Sales & Business Development

Munich-based robotics start-up Agile Robots today announced the appointment of Sebastian Lars Lange as Director of Sales & Business Development. In his new position, he will be responsible for setting up and coordinating the company’s sales department from 1 August 2021. Agile Robots is a spin-off of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and stands for the combination of artificial intelligence and robotics technology since its foundation in 2018.

Sebastian Lange will enhance Agile Robots’ Sales network

Sebastian Lars Lange has more than twelve years of experience as a product, account, and sales manager in the technology sector. His most recent positions include Strategic and Global Large Account Manager at Universal Robots and Sales and Key Account Manager at ABB Automation. “Agile Robots’ innovative robotic solutions are customizable and create a new status quo in the industry. My responsibility will be to carry this message to the market and thus establish the company as one of the leading suppliers in the long term,” says Sebastian Lars Lange, Director Sales & Business Development at Agile Robots.

Dr. Zhaopeng Chen welcomes Sebastian to the Agile Robots team

“We are delighted to welcome Sebastian to the Agile Robots team. His expertise will help us take our global sales structure to a new level and accelerate our strong business growth,” says Dr. Zhaopeng Chen, founder and CEO of Agile Robots. Over the past year, Agile Robots has increased the number of employees in Germany to around 100 and 270 in China. At the beginning of the year, the company moved into its new head office in Munich with 2,600 square meters of office space on two floors. By the end of the year, Agile Robots plans to continue to significantly expand its staff in Germany and China.

Agile Robots’ products are characterized by the combination of modern sensor and robot technology with artificial intelligence, thus closing the gap between these key technologies. This enables the company to make innovative leaps in the production of highly sensitive robots. The robots’ capabilities are based on machine and transfer learning, computer vision, and the use of state-of-the-art force-torque sensors. As a result, the robots are able to sense their environment independently and work safely and precisely even in unknown environments. The goal is to create highly sensitive robot systems that can be reliably used in various complex and safety-critical application scenarios with the help of a deterministic robot operating system.

We are thrilled to have Sebastian on board and are looking forward to a successful collaboration!

Agile Robots' new Director of Sales and Business Development: Sebastian Lange