Chris Norman, VP Operations
Christopher Norman is the VP of Operations for CyPhy Works Inc. Norman has broad, intensive experience in defense systems and robotics product development, having worked for 18 years in engineering and management roles. As iRobot’s Director of Engineering, he grew the engineering organization from 30 engineers to over a hundred in two years while developing designs for over $200M in product revenue.
As a Program Manager and Deputy Program Manager, he was responsible for executing $90M in defense programs and as a Capture Manager, he developed new business worth $85M. Norman was an engineering lead or team member on more than twenty robotic systems developments that ranged from one-off, high-performance prototypes to robots that were produced in the thousands. As a Chief Technology Officer in two startups, he was involved in all aspects of both profitable businesses developing sensors and robotics.