Novarc Technologies Inc., a full-stack robotics company specializing in the design and commercialization of collaborative robots (“cobots”) and AI systems for robotic welding applications, has appointed Sina Firouz as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
“We are very excited to welcome Sina as our new CTO. His impressive background and dedication to innovation make him an excellent addition to the Novarc team. Under Sina’s leadership, Novarc will continue to thrive and provide ground-breaking innovation in machine learning and AI applied to our automated welding solutions,” said Soroush Karimzadeh, CEO of Novarc.
Firouz has more than 15 years of experience working in technical leadership roles, including at renowned tech companies including Google, Meta (formerly Facebook), Amazon, and Uber. He has a proven track record in building, scaling, and supporting engineering and product teams, and successfully delivering impactful products to millions of users.
“I’m thrilled to be part of the talented team at Novarc, and look forward to collaborating to leading Novarc’s technology and innovation endeavours, using my expertise in building software products in applied machine learning and platform for large tech companies in Silicon Valley over the past 15 years,” said Firouz.
Co-founder of Novarc, and the original inventor of Novarc’s Spool Welding Robot (SWR), Reza Abdollahi, will transition to the role of emeritus CTO of Novarc.
“Reza deserves our utmost gratitude for his remarkable contributions. Personally, I owe him a great deal for the invaluable knowledge and experience he imparted to me in this industry. Rest assured, Reza will always remain an influential figure and close to the heart of Novarc as our visionary CTO,” said Karimzadeh.
“As I embrace my new role as emeritus CTO, I am excited about the future for Novarc. Our company is filled with talented individuals who embody the spirit of innovation and are committed to driving our continued growth. I have complete confidence in their ability to lead and take our vision to new heights. I extend a warm welcome to Sina as the new CTO. With his fresh perspectives and leadership, he will guide the team to new achievements,” said Abdollahi.
Firouz earned a Doctorate degree from Stanford University and a Bachelor’s degree from Sharif University, both in Electrical Engineering.