LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jake-loosararian
Born In: Columbia, MD (USA
Current Job: Founder and CEO, Gecko Robotics
Jake was born in Columbia, Maryland, but split his time growing up between Maryland and the UK. Jake attended Grove City College and majored in Electrical Engineering. His passion for problem solving and robotics led him to found Gecko Robotics in 2013, his senior year of college. After graduating from Grove City College, Jake continued to build Gecko, where he personally developed their first-ever robot.
Currently, Jake is the Co-Founder and CEO/CTO at Gecko, a robotic company providing services and software to the largest Power, Energy, and Manufacturing companies in the world. Over the last 7 years, Gecko, has grown to over 130 employees. Customers include Exxon, Chevron, BP, Shell, Duke Energy, and the DOD. Gecko has raised $50M in funding from top VC’s such as Founders Fund, Y Combinator, Drive Capital, and HIVE Ventures.