Robotic Research Names Donald Walther as Chief Legal Officer

Robotic Research, a global leader in autonomous driving technology, today announced the appointment of Donald Walther as the company’s Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary. In this role, Don will be overseeing the development and execution of Robotic Research’s legal strategy including the long-term growth of the company’s commercial division, RR.AI.

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Welcoming Don Walther, Chief Legal Officer, Robotic Research (Photo: Business Wire)

Welcoming Don Walther, Chief Legal Officer, Robotic Research (Photo: Business Wire)

“At this pivotal moment in Robotic Research’s history, we are elevating and enhancing our team to include the critical skills and high caliber leadership experience we need to effectively propel the company toward a new era of growth,” said Alberto Lacaze, president and CEO of Robotic Research. “Don’s extensive background working with public and private industry leaders alike makes him a natural fit and we are excited to welcome him to the team.”

Walther brings to Robotic Research more than 25 years of expertise, including experience in the advanced technology, aerospace, and defense sectors. Prior to joining Robotic Research, he served as General Counsel for API Technologies Corp., TopBuild Corp. and Esterline Corporation, a worldwide supplier to the aerospace and defense industry. Previously, he held positions of increasing responsibility at The Heico Companies LLC, ITT Corporation and The Boeing Company. Throughout his career, he has held a number of governance roles with community organizations.

“I am delighted to join the Robotic Research team and look forward to collaborating on the future of autonomous mobility,” said Walther.

Walther graduated from Duke University and earned a JD and MBA from the University of Chicago. He is the recipient of multiple industry and leadership awards and is a Six Sigma Green Belt with extensive experience in Strategic Goal Deployment.

About Robotic Research

Robotic Research is a global technology company specializing in autonomy and platooning solutions for commercial and defense customers. Founded in 2002, the Company has been a trusted technology partner to the public and private sector for nearly twenty years. From people to platforms, at home or overseas, Robotic Research is driven to make the way you move smarter, safer, and more efficient. To learn more about Robotic Research, visit and follow us on LinkedIn.