General Oceans Appoint Omer Poroy as CEO of Strategic Robotic Systems
General Oceans has appointed Omer Poroy as Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Robotic Systems, Inc.; one of its four operating companies. Mr. Poroy brings with him over 25 years of experience in the ocean technology space with expertise in sensors, robotics, autonomy, and the interplay of multi-domain maritime systems.
“We are excited to have Omer join the group in this leadership capacity,” said Atle Lohrmann, President of General Oceans, adding “his diverse set of experiences in companies ranging from startup to Fortune 100 constitute the perfect fit for our growth plans across the commercial, scientific, and defense sectors within the Blue Economy.”
Jesse Rodocker, founder of Strategic Robotic Systems added, “Omer’s addition to our leadership team enhances our ability to scale this business and diversify into new application areas; we’re happy to welcome him on board as we enter our next stage of growth.”
During his tenure at General Dynamics Mission Systems, Mr. Poroy led enterprise-level strategy and business development initiatives through various campaigns encompassing Undersea Warfare, Maritime Autonomy and Distributed Maritime Operations. Prior to General Dynamics, Mr. Poroy held various leadership positions at Bluefin Robotics and Teledyne Technologies.
“I am thrilled to be joining such an innovative team in the underwater robotics space,” said Omer Poroy. “I look forward to engaging with the broader ocean community to uncover additional uses for this technology and continuing our tradition of introducing groundbreaking capabilities to meet the evolving requirements of our customers.”
Mr. Poroy received his MBA from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management, and holds Ocean Engineering degrees from Florida Institute of Technology.