Our Story

We founded Third Wave in 2018 in Union City, California to apply our combined 50+ years of expertise - at Google, Toyota and beyond - and develop real-world robotics applications. Our first product, the world’s most advanced autonomous forklift, delivers revolutionary increases in safety, efficiency and throughput by leveraging shared autonomy - a breakthrough in machine learning, computer vision and robotic material handling.

Our Team

Adam McLeod
Adam McLeod
Hardware Autarch, and Third Bursar's Assistant for Material Listing
Ammar Kothari
Ammar Kothari
Robot Reliability Engineer
Annie Lien
Annie Lien
Product
Arshan Poursohi
Arshan Poursohi
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Asif Rana PhD
Asif Rana PhD
Software Engineer
Connor Schenck, PhD
Connor Schenck, PhD
Machine Learning/Robotics
SWE, Archduke of Robot Navigation
Daniel Gordon, PhD
Daniel Gordon, PhD
Software Engineer, Researcher, Perception
Elizabeth McSheery
Elizabeth McSheery
People, Culture and Robot Health
Ethan Holly
Ethan Holly
Software Engineer
Greg Klein
Greg Klein
Software Engineer
James Davidson, PhD
James Davidson, PhD
Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
John Unkovic
John Unkovic
Hardware Engineer
Julian (Mac) Mason, PhD
Julian (Mac) Mason, PhD
Co-Founder & Chief Robotics Officer, "Author of Manifestos and Curator of Screeds
Katarina Bouma
Katarina Bouma
Software Engineer
Leo Shamis
Leo Shamis
Principal Engineer
Matt Conrad
Matt Conrad
Front End Engineer
Rajath Mulky
Rajath Mulky
Robot Reliability Engineer
Vikram Sunder
Vikram Sunder
Software Engineer

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