Sean Dotson

Founder AutomationAMA

Sean Dotson, PE is a seasoned automation and robotics leader with over 26 years of industry experience. He founded and led RND Automation, Florida's largest custom automation, robotics, and packaging machinery manufacturer, for 18 years until its sale to Saw Mill Capital in 2020. He also served as the Chief Technology Officer of CAS Holdings, the parent company of RND Automation and two other automation companies, where he oversaw all engineering, technology, and IT functions.

Sean is an expert in designing and delivering innovative solutions for the medical device, durable and consumer goods markets, with multiple patents and publications to his name. He has a proven track record of scaling businesses, driving growth, and executing successful M&A strategies. He is currently open to C-level, board, or strategic advisor roles for OEM integrators, manufacturers, or investors in the automation and robotics space. He is passionate about helping companies leverage automation and robotics to improve efficiency, quality, and profitability.

BSME, Mechanical Engineering Aug 1992 - May 1997
Masters of Science, Engineering Management 2002 - 2014
operational Operations Management
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Standardization Among Companies Will Be The Quickest Pathway Towards a More Stable Digital Twin System

Sean Dotson - August 30, 2023

The concept of a "digital twin"a virtual replica of a physical system or objectisn't new, but it's experiencing a renaissance, thanks to rapid advances in technology. While the buzzwords are plentyvirtual commissioning, virtual FAT (Factory Acceptance Test), and so onthe reality is that the field is still in flux, a blend of potential and challenge.

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Unlocking Automation: Revolutionizing B2B Manufacturing Processes

Sean Dotson - May 1, 2023

We're excited to share the latest episode of our podcast where we dive deep into the world of automation and its game-changing impact on B2B manufacturing. Sean Dotson, Co-founder of Automatika and formerly Founder and CEO of RND Automation shares his decades of trial and error, and provides a masterclass on getting started with automation.

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