Karim ElKatcha

Karim ElKatcha is vice-president of hardware at San Francisco-based Osaro. He oversees the design and engineering of robotics systems that accelerate the delivery of its piece-picking robotics. Before joining Osaro, ElKatcha was vice president of hardware product development and mechanical engineering at Forme, where he collaborated with Yves Béhar on the company’s home gym equipment. He also worked at two of Silicon Valley’s engineering design firms, Osterhout Design Group and Moto Development Group, which was acquired by Cisco, where his work was centered on the confluence of optical technologies and advanced hardware design.