Field of Expertise

Robotics and software

Expertise

Bob is the founder and CEO of Apellix® which provides software-driven aerial robotic platforms to paint/coat, clean, and make physical contact during flight for contact-based inspection. A serial entrepreneur, he is passionate about designing and creating software-controlled robotic systems that keep people out of harm’s way and save lives.

Mr. Dahlstrom holds 6 U.S. Patents, has received numerous engineering, invention, and teaching awards has published over 50 papers and articles, has spoken at multiple conferences and events, and appeared in multiple podcasts and webinars. He is the founder and CEO of Apellix™ which provides software-driven aerial robotic platforms to paint, coat, clean and test, in situations where until now, humans have done the work at physical risk to themselves. A marathon runner, Bob knows the value of discipline, training, and persistence.