Technology >> CEO Interviews >> April 9, 2001

Gordon Rogers – Computer Motion Inc (rbot)

GORDON L. ROGERS joined the Computer Motion, Inc., executive team as Chief Financial Officer in February 2000. Mr. Rogers comes from Virologic, Inc., a private medical biotechnology company where he served as Vice President of Finance. Prior to that, he spent five years with Nellcor Puritan Bennett, Inc., one of the world's largest medical device manufacturers, as its Controller of Worldwide Field Operations. From 1993 to 1997 with Nellcor, Mr. Rogers served as Director of Finance in Europe, living with his family in the Netherlands. Mr. Rogers has strong international experience both from his tenure with Nellcor, and from his eight years with Dole Foods, which included a stint in Thailand as Controller of that division. He is an alumnus of the University of California, Berkeley, with a BS in Industrial Engineering and an MBA with honors. Profile
TWST: Could you give us a brief overview of Computer Motion?

Mr. Rogers: We were founded in 1989 by

Dr. Yulun Wang, who is now our Chief Technology Officer. He holds a PhD

from the University