About the Angles
Colin Angle is the Chairman of the Board, CEO, and Co-Founder of iRobot (www.iRobot.com). One of the world’s leading authorities on mobile robots, Angle is an industry pioneer with more than two decades of experience. Under his leadership, iRobot is at the forefront of the growing robot industry, delivering home cleaning and military robots that are making a difference.
Angle’s leadership and vision for the future of robots have been recognized with numerous professional awards. He has been named CEO of the Year by the Mass Technology Leadership Council, a Mass High Tech All-Star, one of Fortune Small Business Magazine’s Best Bosses and New England Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst and Young. Angle is a member of the board of directors at Striiv, Inc. Angle holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in computer science, both from MIT.
Erika Ebbel Angle received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry in 2012 from Boston University School of Medicine. She holds a B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is the CEO and co-founder of Counterpoint Health Solutions, a biotechnology start-up company aimed at developing diagnostic tests and natural interventions to improve gut microbiome efficacy and prevent neurodegenerative and cardiovascular diseases.
In 2002 Erika founded Science from Scientists. Erika currently serves on the Massachusetts STEM Council Legislator Education Work Group and the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education STEM Advisory Council. She is also a member of the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee at Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts. In 2014 the Boston Business Journal selected her as one of the “40 Under 40″ business and civic leaders making a major impact in their respective fields in the Boston area.
Erika and Colin continue to inspire entrepreneurship on Endicott College's campus as we emulate their leadership in driving innovation, fostering ingenuity, and creating change in the world.