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BrightSpot Automation provides the solar energy industry and photovoltaic researchers with specialized manufacturing and measurement tools. Our focus is on helping you improve module durability and performance.

Rob Janoch

Rob Janoch

President and Director of Engineering

Expertise: Opto-mechanical design, laser systems, photovoltaics manufacturing, program management

Experience: Evergreen Solar, Mobil Solar, Digital Equipment Corp., Polaroid

Education: MS Mechancial Engineering, MIT; BS Engineering & Applied Science, Yale University

Andrew Gabor

Andrew Gabor

CTO and Director of Business Development

Expertise: Cell and module processing/testing steps and factory design, durability testing, and design of modules/systems to minimize cracks in solar cells.

Experience:  1366 Technologies, Evergreen Solar, Energy Photovoltaics, NREL.

Education:  PhD Electrical Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, BA Physics, Carleton College

Andrew Anselmo

Andrew Anselmo

Director of Automation

Expertise:  Factory automation, data acquisition and analysis, photovoltaics manufacturing, computational fluid dynamics, electronics

Experience:  Evergreen Solar, JPMorganChase, Rome Laboratory/Hanscom AFB

Education:  PhD Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University; BS Mechanical Engineering, Cooper Union

Maurice Covino

Maurice Covino

Director of Sales and Marketing

Expertise: Sales and Sales Management, Product Management, Product Marketing, General Management, PV Testing, International Sales

Experience: MoJo Solar, BERGER Lichttechnik, Spire, Schmid GmbH, SAE, Gilbert Engineering

Education: BA Government, Harvard University

Braden Gilleland

Braden Gilleland


Expertise: UV Fluorescence and Electroluminescence equipment design and testing, software programming, image processing, data analysis

Experience:  Internships at NREL and Southern Company

Education:  BS Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Tech

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Recent News
28Jan 21

BrightSpot is hiring!

BrightSpot Automation is hiring!  We are seeking a full time engineer to work on software development and product development for our…

08Oct 20

Braden Gilleland Joins BrightSpot Team

BrightSpot Automation announces the hiring of Braden Gilleland to the position of engineer.  Braden is a Mechanical Engineering graduate of Georgia…