KairosAutonomi, Inc., a world leader in robotic appliqué kits and the developer of the Pronto4 Robotic Appliqué Kit for unmanned ground vehicle and moving target systems, announced today the hiring of Walter Chandler Griffin as the Director of Targets Programs.
Griffin has years of professional practice in Unmanned Ground Targets. He has managed operational services for unmanned system applications and provided custom designs and manufacturing of complex prototypes for civil and military use. In addition, Griffin has overseen the design, success, manufacture, and operation of over 120 Unmanned Ground Targets (UGT) systems for special weapons and training scenarios.
“Chandler Griffin has an impressive track record of operational excellence,” said Troy Takach, President and CEO of Kairos Autonomi. “His background and comprehensive work experience in Unmanned Ground Target systems will further cement Kairos’ position as the leader in moving land targets systems and services.”
Mr. Griffin is an industrial partner with the Center for Robot Assisted Search and Rescue at Texas A&M University. He also donated four months of his time and knowledge to provide urban search and rescue support to FEMA during Hurricane Katrina operating Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and clearing buildings safe to search.
Prior to coming to Kairos Autonomi, Griffin was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Coastal Defense, Inc. and Nomad Worldwide, LLC. Griffin attended Valdosta State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
Griffin will be at the NDIA Targets, UAVS & Range Operations conference in Orlando, FL, October 2-4, 2012. Visit Kairos’ booth, #301, to learn more about the systems and services Kairos can offer to the training and targets community.