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Kraken announces appointment of David Shea as Chief Technology Officer

11 January 2023

Kraken Robotics Inc has announced that David Shea, Executive Vice President (EVP) of Products, will take on the additional role of Krakenís Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Mr. Shea joined Kraken more than 10 years ago at its inception, and has been directing Krakenís engineering, product development, and R&D in a variety of roles, first as Krakenís Senior Vice President of Engineering and subsequently as EVP, Products.

"I am excited to continue my work with Kraken in providing technical leadership, strategy, and vision as our company evolves into its next phase of growth,Ē says Mr. Shea. "Over the past ten years, we have assembled a talented global team of world-class engineers, scientists, technicians, and technologists who are developing and delivering some of the most advanced subsea imaging solutions in the world. From high-resolution seabed mapping solutions operating in the harshest environments on earth, to subsea energy systems that power exploration of the deepest parts of our oceans, Krakenís technology is tested and validated by our customers in real-world conditions every day. I look forward to working in close collaboration with Krakenís new President and CEO, Greg Reid, and the rest of our executive team as we deliver the future of subsea mapping solutions to protect and power the underwater domain.Ē  

Greg Reid, President and CEO of Kraken said, "I am happy that we are able to provide recognition for one of the many important roles that David plays within our organization. His expertise in ocean technology, experience in product development, and leadership of our engineering teams provides valuable support to Kraken in continuing our mission of developing unique subsea intelligence solutions for clients to overcome the challenges in our oceans - safely, efficiently, and sustainably. We are excited for David to continue to lead the execution of Krakenís cutting-edge technology and product development.Ē