A recognized AI and Analytics expert, Mr. Crupi has successfully architected enterprise analytics and AI/ML solutions for customers over the past 25 years. In 2020, John co-founded Kick Robotics with the mission of developing autonomous, multi-robot solutions to monitor environmental conditions. Previously, he was SVP, Analytics at Greenwave Systems; CTO at Predixion Software (acquired by Greeenwave Systems); CTO at startup JackBe (acquired by Software AG) and CTO at Sun Microsystems Java Center. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland and a Master of Engineering Administration from George Washington University. In addition to co-authoring nine patents, he was named a Sun Microsystems Distinguished Engineer, and he is a three-time Washingtonian Tech Titan.  Over the course of his career, he has gained extensive experience in multi-robot communication, advanced analytics, AI/ML, and IoT edge analytics. John lives in Bethesda with his wife, two daughters and two dogs.