Parker Conroy, is Associate Director of Robotics, New Business Incubation, Verizon where he is responsible for product management of Verizon's Robotics initiatives. Parker has spent almost all his career in robotics since his graduation from University of Utah. Prior to Verizon, he led both Autonomous Mobile Robotics (AMR) marketing and engineering initiatives at Omron. This experience gave him a unique view on the strategic design of Omron’s AMR roadmap as well as the practicality of AMR adoptions among manufacturing and warehouse businesses. He currently lives in Berkeley, California with his wife and a German Shepherd named Hanna.