Softbank Robotics Adds Head of Product Design

February 1, 2022

SoftBank Robotics America (SBRA) has appointed Jordan Sun head of product, design, and engineering.

Sun joins SoftBank from the city of San Jose, California, where he served as the mayor’s senior technical advisor and chief innovation officer. Prior to his time with San Jose, Sun was deployed to Afghanistan as the chief operating officer and head of product for the U.S. Special Operations Joint Task Force-Afghanistan Technology Team. He holds the rank of Major, leading the U.S. Army Reserve’s tech scouting team in Silicon Valley.

“Jordan’s extensive background in technology, both in the public and private sectors, will be invaluable to SBRA as we drive our vision of cobotics forward,” said Brady Watkins, general manager and senior vice president of SoftBank Robotics America. “We are thrilled to have him join our team in bringing new robotics solutions to market.”

About SoftBank
SoftBank Robotics is a San Francisco, California-based manufacturer of autonomous vacuum sweepers and other robotic cleaning equipment. For more information, visit