GelSight Appoints Former Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Executive Angus Taylor to Board of Directors


                          Angus Taylor brings over 25 years of advanced manufacturing experience to GelSight’s board as the company plans for global growth

WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GelSight, a pioneer in tactile intelligence technology, today announced that it has appointed Angus Taylor to its Board of Directors. Angus’ experience establishing Hexagon as a global leader in advanced manufacturing will guide GelSight in advancing its tactile intelligence platform and continuing to expand into new markets.

“I was drawn to GelSight by the potential of its proprietary tactile sensing technology combined with AI to majorly disrupt a multitude of industrial processes”

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Angus Taylor is an experienced executive with over 25 years in senior leadership roles, primarily in advanced manufacturing software and technologies. As President and CEO of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, Inc., Angus led the strategy, technology development, operational excellence, and the development of human capital that resulted in sustained growth and profitability for the organization during his tenure. Angus also has extensive experience driving product development and launch, improving business processes, and enhancing the customer experience. His impressive track record includes building strategic partnerships, creating customer-focused initiatives that drive change, and leading development backed by data and business analytics.

“I was drawn to GelSight by the potential of its proprietary tactile sensing technology combined with AI to majorly disrupt a multitude of industrial processes,” said Angus Taylor. “I am excited to engage with the company’s leadership team and the other board members to drive success for Gelsight and help the company realize its full potential.”

Angus has worked in product design and manufacturing across several industries relevant to GelSight, including the aerospace, automotive, and medical sectors. He also has a general background in engineering software, manufacturing software, tooling design, metrology and measurement technologies, and quality management systems that provide solutions and applications for continuous data-driven in-process improvement.

“Angus’ extensive knowledge of the manufacturing industry and inspection technology makes him a natural fit to join our board. We look forward to his guidance as we continue to grow and enhance our tactile intelligence solutions to meet the needs of our customers in various industrial sectors,” said Youssef Benmokhtar, CEO at GelSight. “Angus joins an impressive board comprised of industry leaders helping to guide our business strategy. I see a bright future for GelSight as we build on our current momentum to lead the charge in revolutionizing surface inspection and analysis by digitizing touch.”

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About GelSight

GelSight is a pioneer in digital, imaging-based tactile intelligence. The proprietary technology that was invented at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology provides extremely detailed and rapid surface characterization, enabling several surface measurement applications and robotic sensing capabilities. Its elastomeric 3D imaging systems are currently in use in aerospace, automotive, forensics and in many robotic research labs throughout the world. GelSight is Digital Touch and Feel. For more information, please visit


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