Tompkins Robotics, a global leader focused on the robotic automation of distribution and fulfillment operations, has announced two new leaders to its executive team in response to company growth. Pat Mathavan has joined the company as Legal & Intellectual Property (IP) Counsel, and Michael Carmody was named Vice President of Robots as a Service (RaaS) Business Development & Sales.
In his new role, Mathavan is responsible for all legal matters for Tompkins Robotics and manages the companys IP portfolio, which includes preparation and prosecution of patent applications and trademark applications worldwide. Previously, he held in-house IP/Patent attorney roles at Vesuvius Corporation, IBM, and at various law firms specializing in intellectual property.
Pat earned his J.D. with a specialization in Intellectual Property Law from Quinnipiac University School of Law, his MBA from Southern Connecticut State University, and his B.S. from SUNY Maritime College. He is admitted to the North Carolina and Connecticut bars and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He is also a Registered Engineer-in-Training (EIT) in New Hampshire, and currently pursuing his MEng in electrical and computer engineering from North Carolina State University.
As Vice President of RaaS Business Development and Sales, Michael Carmody brings more than 24 years of Supply Chain expertise deploying engineered solutions and technology applications across North America and Mexico. With a focus on the third-party logistics market, Michael is tasked to chart a compelling roadmap for the Robots as a Service subscription offerings recently unveiled by the company.
Prior to joining Tompkins Robotics, Carmody led 3PL Business Development for AutoStore North America; delivered software transformation as Principal Consultant in transportation system implementations with enVista, and led cloud TMS implementations for MercuryGate. Carmody has established a track record of effective supply chain design and optimization success across Fortune 500 networks. Michael is fluent in English, with working Spanish skills.
Carmody is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Masters in Geography focused on logistic networks optimization and earned a Bachelors from Carthage College. Additionally, he co-founded a non-profit organization providing supply chain leverage for smaller organizations helping communities rebuild after natural disasters.