Crystal A. Parrott / Vice President, Ro­bot­ics Center of Excellence, Dematic

Crystal Parrott serves as the Vice President, Robotics Center of Excellence, for Dematic. With more than 28 years in the robotics and automation industries, she has a history of bringing emerging technologies to market. At Dematic, Crystal leads all Robotics initiatives and guides, coordinates and supports the generation of Robotic solution sales. Prior to joining Dematic in 2018, Crystal spent 11 years leading the development of advanced Robotics technology and promoting this technology to create new business at the Southwest Research Institute. Crystal earned her Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Kettering University and her Master’s in Management of Technology from University of Texas at San Antonio.

Career History Southwest Research Institute (April 2007 – December 2017) Applied Manufacturing Technologies (2002 – 2007) Detroit Centre Tool (1995-2002) General Motors (1985-1992)

Education BSEE Electrical Engineering, Kettering University (1985-1990) Masters of Science – Management Technology, The University of Texas, San Antonio (2008-2010)