RoboKind Appoints Liz Ralston as Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Education technology marketing guru to join leadership team of world-class robotics company
DALLAS (July 14, 2015) – RoboKind, the world leader in social robotics, announces Liz Ralston as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In this role, Ralston is responsible for leading all sales and marketing efforts for the company. Ralston will focus on RoboKind’s Robots4Autism, a program that uses a humanoid robot named Milo to teach social skills to children on the autism spectrum.
“We are elated to have Liz join the RoboKind team and make an immediate impact on our mission of getting Milo into more classrooms and facilities programs, as well as the home front,” said Fred Margolin, CEO and co-founder of RoboKind. “Liz has considerable experience in the industry, including four years in K-12 special education and autism, which will serve to expand the reach of Robots4Autism and benefit more children and families impacted by autism.”
With more than 28 years of experience in the education technology marketplace, Ralston possesses the background required to propel the RoboKind vision of helping children. Her leadership skills are paired with a talent for developing strategic relationships that are mutually beneficial at a state and national level. As demonstrated in past positions, Ralston has an extensive history of creating successful strategies that benefit organizations long term.
“I am excited about the opportunity to return to the world of special education and autism and apply my professional expertise in service of RoboKind’s goal to improve the lives of children with autism,” Ralston said. “With the potential to help more children participate in traditional classroom settings and social environments, Robots4Autism is a major asset to providing scalable autism intervention.”
To learn more about the RoboKind mission, visit www.robokindrobots.com.
RoboKind, the world leader in social robotics, designs and builds a series of robots that enable people to engage with robots on a personal level. Through the Robots4Autism and RoboSteps programs, RoboKind leverages these advanced social robots to supplement autism therapy, special education and STEM instruction. The programs use humanoid robots that feature life-like facial expressions, natural social interaction and comprehensive curriculum to assist educators and therapists in helping students learn and grow. For more information, visit www.robokindrobots.com.
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