Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Chris Beaufait serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Sarcos Robotics, where he is responsible for managing scale production and manufacturing of Sarcos’ products. He is also responsible for the leadership, and the successful development, launch and commercialization of the company’s exoskeleton and humanoid systems business.
Beaufait is a technology-focused business leader with deep global experience. Prior to joining Sarcos, he led the Asia Pacific & China business as a Group SVP and President for Vestas, the world’s leading wind power and services company. For a period of 16 years prior to Vestas, he worked for the General Electric Company and held a variety of senior executive roles, including President of China Commercial Aircraft Programs, President and General Manager for GE’s global avionics business, and as the Leader of Business Development (mergers, acquisitions and partnerships) for GE Corporate China, GE Aviation and GE Transportation. Prior to GE, Beaufait served for 11 years in the U.S. Navy as a Naval Officer and certified nuclear engineer. He also holds multiple Six Sigma certifications.
Beaufait serves as a Board member for Heartland Water Technology, and as an Advisory Board member for Securrency. He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy with a B.S. in Systems Engineering.