Mr. Dahlstrom is the founder and CEO of Apellix™. Apellix provides software-driven aerial robotics platforms to paint, coat, clean and test, in situations where until now, humans have done the work at physical risk to themselves. A marathon runner, Bob knows the value of discipline, training, and persistence. Bob founded his previous software company in 1998 and prior to that was a full-time faculty member at Florida State University, worked for the Florida Legislature, and worked in a cleanroom at AT&T Microelectronics where he wrote his first computer program in 1986. Bob is unequivocally adamant that software is “eating the world” and is passionate about designing and create software-controlled robotic systems that keep people out of harm’s way and save lives.