Stafford, Denise

Stafford, Denise

Business Development Manager at KUKA Robotics

Denise Stafford is a business development manager for KUKA Robotics, where she works with local sales and account management to provide customers within the North American market with innovative automation solutions utilizing mobile platforms and robots.

Mrs. Stafford has been with KUKA since 2008, supporting the company in a variety of key positions, including Head of Service Robotics Research for KUKA Laboratories and as a Key Account Manager. In her current position, she provides invaluable thought leadership for both KUKA and their customers on a wide range of topics, such as Industry 4.0, mobility, and human-robot collaboration.

Before coming to KUKA, Ms. Stafford was the patent coordinator for AKsys GmbH, where she was responsible for the set-up of the company’s patent department, ensuring that their processes and formulas were legally compliant. She also served as patent engineer for REINZ-Dichtungs-GmbH.

Ms. Stafford obtained a Master of Science degree in business administration and economics from the University of Hagen after completing her graduate studies in industrial engineering at the Ulm University of Applied Sciences.

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