Sarcos Robotics has appointed Eric Olson, a former head of U.S. Special Operations Command, andÂ Paul Gorman, a former chief ofÂ U.S. Southern Command, as members of the company’s advisory board.
The robotic systems provider said WednesdayÂ Olson and Gorman will work with fellow military veterans David Dunaway and William Owens as well as former Boston Police CommissionerÂ Edward Davis in the advisory board.
Sarcos Robotics CEO Ben Wolff said Olson and Gorman will advise the company as it works to develop robotic platforms designed to boost human performance and reduce the risk of injury and death in military and first responder missions.
Olson, currentlyÂ ETO Group president and managing member, also worksÂ as an independent national security consultant.
The retired U.S. Navy admiral and former Navy SEAL served for 38 years in the military, where he was eventually responsible for the mission readiness of special operations forces.
Gorman is a retired U.S. ArmyÂ general andÂ has served as consultant with theÂ Institute for Defense Analyses and the Defense Science Board.
He has also advocated the development and use of technologies to augment solider performance.