© 2019 aescape, inc.

 

CHANGING THE WORLD

ONE BODY

AT A TIME

aescape - pronounced "escape" and inspired by aesthetics and Aesculaepius, the Greek god of healing and spas, is a robotics company building intelligent, highly personalized wellness experiences designed to help people have better relationships with their bodies.

 

Founded by serial entrepreneurs and backed by a host of savvy investors, we live at the intersection of body science and computer science, and are hard at work creating the first generation of something we believe will meaningfully improve people's daily lives.

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Work With US

We're a small, incredibly strong team of technologists and scientists with deep experience in robotics, computer vision, machine learning, body sciences, and building successful companies. Join us for the opportunity to create something truly different that will challenge you every step of the way, and when completed, will help improve the lives of the people who experience it.

NYC

We're looking for a robotics junkie who appreciates the code that makes robots run as much as the infrastructure required to run it on. You'll work on integrating sensors, configuring ROS services, building internal tools, and helping plan systems architecture for a remarkable product that will make people feel great.

Day to day, you'll get to help us define and execute the fundamentals of a complex infrastructure that drives our product experience. If this is the right role for you, you’re equally comfortable configuring complex Linux environments and packages as you are scripting and automating services. You’ll have spent time around robots, or have a burning desire to learn about them and the drive to quickly push past the learning curve.

If this is the right role for you, you will work with our engineers, architects, and designers to create a high-end interface for interaction with our robotic systems. This is a core team role that will require expert software development and excellent interpretation of requirements into a functional and robust system. 

You'll need to be comfortable with complex JavaScript on both the frontend and backend of an app, know how to work with binary protocols, have experience with data visualization, and know how to work successfully in a team environment to build production quality systems that delight end users.

 

Meet The Team

Chris Casey

Engineering Lead

Chris knows how to ship rock solid commercial robots and run the manufacturing relationships behind them. He previously led engineering at iRobot.

Eric Litman

CEO

Eric's a deeply technical serial entrepreneur with a passion for fitness and solving big problems. He founded aescape to solve a personal pain point.

Matt DiCicco

Roboticist

Matt built a surgical robot for intra-operative, 3D printed hip replacements following leading the controls development for Rethink's Baxter robot after he built robots for NASA JPL.

Armaghan Mahmoudian

Clinical Scientist

Armaghan's background as both a PT and a PhD researcher is ideal to lead our efforts around understanding how our robots interact with the body.

Zak Koster

Mechanical Engineer

Zak worked on support systems at SpaceX and NASA before joining aescape to merge mechanical and biomechanical research into our product.

Chuck Pace

Principal Engineer

Chuck has been building computer vision and machine learning systems for the past 15+ years. He helps our robots see, feel, and understand the world.

David Walsh

Robotics Lead

Dave built Moley Robotics' entire tech stack from concept to team and functioning automated kitchen robot. He's driving development for aescape.

 

INVESTORS

"I’VE INVESTED IN MORE THAN 400 EARLY STAGE COMPANIES, AND APPRECIATE WHEN I COME ACROSS A SOLID BUSINESS MODEL WITH A FANTASTIC ENTREPRENEUR LIKE ERIC DRIVING IT. I LOVE THE IDEA AND AM EXCITED TO BE INVOLVED."

FABRICE GRINDA / CO-FOUNDER / FJLABS

"AT HALF COURT VENTURES, WE BELIEVE ROBOTICS IS THE NEXT WAVE OF INNOVATION IN THE WELLNESS AND FITNESS SPACE, SO WE JUMPED AT THE CHANCE TO PARTNER WITH AESCAPE AND THEIR VISION FOR THE FUTURE."

ROB MAY / PARTNER / HALF COURT VENTURES

"ERIC HAS PUT TOGETHER A GREAT TEAM AND A CLEAR VISION TO REVOLUTIONIZE THE HEALTH AND FITNESS INDUSTRY. THE AMBITION REMINDS ME OF THE EARLY DAYS OF KIVA SYSTEMS."

PETER WURMAN / CO-FOUNDER / KIVA SYSTEMS (NOW AMAZON ROBOTICS)

We're supported by a stellar team of investors from a range of backgrounds in robotics, AI, SaaS, sports, hospitality, and beyond.

 
aescape HQ

45 W 18th St, Sixth Fl

New York, NY 10011

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