Addison Merchut has over a decade of experience in mechanical, electrical, and software product development and engineering in a variety of industries; notably, Addison has worked on UV disinfection robots, electric vehicle (EV) chargers, rapid testing medical devices, and next-gen smart fitness equipment. At Hatch PD, Addison leads multidisciplinary international teams to design, develop, and deploy large-scale projects. Throughout his career, he has worked with companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies to bring their products to fruition. Prior to focusing on product development, Addison held various roles focused on manufacturing automation and robotics.
Addison holds a Bachelor of Science from Beloit College and a Master of Science from Northern Illinois University. In his spare time, Addison enjoys building custom furniture in his woodworking shop.