Quincy, MA, USA –– Bluefin Robotics, a leading provider of Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs), is pleased to announce that Mr. Jonathan Tobias has joined the company as Business Director of Defense and International Markets. The former Navy Captains primary focus at Bluefin is to expand the company's presence into domestic and international naval markets and to enhance their undersea warfare capabilities by offering the most state-of-the-art UUV technology.
"Jon's impressive domain knowledge and expertise is going to help Bluefin better align our products with evolving operational needs," said Mr. Omer Poroy, Bluefins Vice President of Business Development. "We are pleased to have someone of his caliber choose to continue his career with Bluefin and we are very excited to have him on board to grow this business area."
Jon Tobias has over 25 years of mine warfare experience and served in a variety of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) leadership positions including command of an EOD Mobile Unit and a Mine Countermeasures Squadron. He led specially equipped ships, helicopters, and divers in response to the worldwide threat from sea mines, as well as expeditionary forces conducting operations in naval task groups during joint force EOD, mine warfare, maritime security, and diving operations in all U.S. Fleet Areas of Responsibility.
Before joining Bluefin, Jon was a program manager and core team member for Whitney, Bradley, and Brown, Inc. in the requirements development sector. His work included development and delivery of Capability Production Documents (CPDs), Capabilities Based Assessments, Concepts of Operations (CONOPS), time-sensitive Joint force studies and analyses, and a variety of other consulting products.
ABOUT BLUEFIN ROBOTICS
Bluefin Robotics designs, manufactures and operates Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) systems and related technology. Founded in 1997, the company has grown to become a world leader in UUV products designed for defense, commercial, and scientific applications. Bluefin Robotics is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Battelle. For more information, please visit www.bluefinrobotics.com.
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