Team Bio

Dr. Gregory Scott

Greg started his career by launching the Space Shuttle for NASA from the Mission Control Center before heading off to the University of Surrey where he completed his PhD in Space Robotics with a focus in planetary locomotion systems for exploration robots. He then worked for the US Naval Research Laboratory, where he acquired and managed over $10M in robotics R&D programs for NASA, DARPA, and the Navy.In 2013 he founded SRT, with the goal of bringing together service robots and commercial IoT devices from different manufacturers into the same ecosystem. Today, that goal is becoming a reality with the M1 Hardware Portal!

Dr. Karoline Pershell

Karoline is a mathematician with expertise in theoretical systems, statistical modelling, and data analytics. With years of experience traversing academia, government, and commercial enterprises, Karoline now leads SRT's efforts working with clients to make sure their stresses are addressed and problems are solved.

Vishal Kole

Vishal is a software developer with a passion for learning new technologies. Starting as an intern with SRT and moving quickly up to the CTO role, he is dedicated to the development of exciting new software technologies. He has led the commercialization of our primary software product. With his background in robotics software, he has led the new development of our Robotics Module and Mapping Robot products.

Jessica Bryan

Jessica is a Utah native and a client implementation expert. Jessica has led high performing teams and client projects at companies of every size from startups to Fortune 50. Specializing in complex deployments with seven-figure budgets, Jessica leads SRT’s business development and sales initiatives for both the public and private sector. With an eye towards architecting solutions that solve clients’ key problems, Jessica and her team make sure SRT’s clients maximize their investment with a focus on smooth deployment, ongoing support, and metric-based measures of success.

Daniel Hull

Dan is a back-end software developer with a focus in software integration, testing, and hardware API development. He is lead developer on SRT’s API integration and focuses on bringing data from robots and IoT devices into the M1 Hardware Portal.

Khedija Khiyar

Khedjia has spent most of her career as an executive assistant, operations manager, and bookkeeper for small businesses in the Washington DC area. Here at SRT, Khedija offers a much needed balance to the otherwise deeply technical development team. She manages our books and day-to-day financial operations, does all aspects of research to ensure we’re well positioned in the market, and helps us make sure we can keep the lights on every month!

Laura Binz

Laura is a public relations specialist with an MPS from Georgetown University. Before joining SRT, she worked as a public information officer for a local law enforcement agency. At SRT, she leads our marketing and communications activities, including newsletters, website content, print, and graphics.

Dr. Jens Fritzenwanker

Jens is an Assistant Research Professor at Georgetown University. He is used to working with large data sets, has expertise when it comes to IoT devices, and has a keen understanding of the interactions between complex systems. These all make Jens a great fit for leading SRT's Hardware Partnership program.