Dr. Denis Garagić
Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Denis Garagić serves as Chief Technology Officer for Sarcos Robotics. In this role, Dr. Garagić is responsible for technical guidance across all innovation, engineering, and technology teams. Dr. Garagić also oversees overall technology development and utilization plans and plays an integral role in helping to develop the company’s strategic direction, development, and future growth.
Prior to becoming CTO, Dr. Garagić served as the Chief Scientist at Sarcos and was responsible for advancing the Sarcos artificial intelligence (AI) program by developing and implementing innovative control strategies, intelligent algorithms, and machine learning (ML) in future generations of Sarcos innovative robotics solutions.
Dr. Garagić has more than 25 years of experience in AI and ML technology. Prior to joining Sarcos, he served as Chief Scientist at BAE Systems FAST Labs, guiding the creation of cognitive computing solutions that provided machine intelligence and anticipatory intelligence to solve challenges across the Department of Defense and intelligence community.
He has been a Technical Review Authority, Principal Investigator, or Research Lead on numerous programs, including DARPA and Air Force Research Labs (AFRL) research programs. Dr. Garagić is also a regular speaker at international meetings and conferences on AI & ML, influencing how these technologies are transforming the defense, intelligence, and security industries.
Dr. Garagić has written more than 40 journals, articles, and conference papers and holds several patents in applied controls for autonomous robotics and machine learning. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Technical Cybernetics from The Czech Technical University in Prague and received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University.