Automation Media Announces Matt Rendall as New Contributor

(Kitchener, ON, Canada – June 6, 2017) is pleased to announce Matt Rendall as an editorial contributor. Matt Rendall is CEO and Co-Founder of OTTO Motors where he is responsible for developing the strategic commercialization of self-driving vehicle technologies, as well as the strategic vision for the company. After his first successful business with Clearpath Robotics Inc, a company that provides unmanned vehicles for research and development, Matt led the launch of Clearpath's industrial division, OTTO Motors. OTTO Motors provides self-driving vehicle technology for material transport to some of the world's most innovative brands including GE and John Deere.

Matt began his career by developing and commercializing complex electro-mechanical systems, and held various research and development positions in automation, automotive, and defense industries. Matt holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from the inaugural Mechatronics Engineering class at the University of Waterloo, and a Master's in Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology also from the University of Waterloo. His thought leadership brought the company early success, along with a variety of accolades including the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year Award for Young Entrepreneur and Business Insider's 40 Under 40 People to Watch recognition.

Matt is hosting the first Drive Manufacturing Summit, a leadership focused meeting designed to improve plant floor operations and manufacturing strategy across North America while addressing ways to overcome the key challenges facing industry today. Drive serves as an annual platform to exchange ideas and generate discussion around the impact of market dynamics and new technologies for current and future manufacturing, operations, and supply chain leaders. For early-bird pricing, register here before June 30, 2017.


About OTTO Motors

OTTO Motors, a division of Clearpath Robotics Inc., designs, manufactures and operates self-driving vehicles to automate material movement inside busy factories and warehouses. Using self-driving technology much like the Google Car, the easy-to-use OTTO vehicles move inventory in a safe and flexible manner throughout the indoor supply chain. Customers include Fortune 100 brands like General Electric, John Deere, and Toyota. For more information, visit

About Automation Media

For nearly twenty years has been giving voice to industry thought-leaders like Matt Rendall. The publication is a platform enriching businesses' automation and controls and impacts on the industrial culture, strategy, and excellence.

Media Contact:
Meghan Hennessey
Marketing Communications
OTTO Motors
1-800-301-3863 x833