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READY Robotics’ mission is to improve the world's quality of life and productivity through automation.

Born from cutting-edge robotics research at Johns Hopkins University, READY Robotics is now headquartered in Columbus, OH – within a short drive of 60% of US manufacturing.

Creators of the world’s first universal operating system for industrial automation, READY is proud to help all manufacturers solve their labor challenges, boost output, improve quality, reduce costs, and augment their workforce through automation.


Leadership Team

Experienced in robotics, manufacturing, and industrial automation

Ben Gibbs CEO & Founder

Kel Guerin, PhD CIO & Founder

Jake Huckaby, PhD VP of Strategic Initiatives

Juan Aparicio VP of Product

Josh Davis, PhD VP of Robotics

Susan Benkowski VP of Mfg + Finance

Josh Seabloom VP of Engineering

Erik Bjørnard VP of Marketing

Chris Swaim Director of Strategic Partnerships

Mark Patterson Director of Business Development