We believe that automation improves Quality of Life and Quality of Work within our communities.

Build With Robots enables others to leverage advanced automation technologies. We provide access, training, expertise and business opportunities for organizations and individuals to apply disruptive automation including collaborative robots (CoBots)

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Build With Robots is creating a pathway to a Factory of the Future

Build With Robots is building an ecosystem and economic engine centered around the fast-growing technology of Collaborative Robots (CoBots). Three essential parts that combine to make this vision possible are:

  • Our expertise and business model that enables companies to deploy robotic and automation technologies with zero risk
  • Higher Education partners who offer workforce training to develop talent skilled in robotics and automation
  • Local government partners who offer business & relocation incentives for companies wanting to leverage robotics and automation

Learn more about our mission from our One Million Cups presentation.


Chris Ziomek

Chris Ziomek

Chris Ziomek is co-founder and Managing Partner at Build With Robots. Chris leads the efforts to create a robotics-based ecosystem and economic engine in the New Mexico region. Chris also currently serves as an adviser and investor within many New Mexico-based technology ventures. Chris has over 30 years of experience in the high-tech industry, as a serial entrepreneur, business unit general manager, engineering manager, and electronics designer. Prior to his current roles, Chris was Senior Vice President at LitePoint, the wireless test division of Teradyne Corporation (TER). Chris was President and founder of ZTEC Instruments, a high-tech startup that was acquired by Teradyne in 2013. Before ZTEC, he worked as a section leader at the Los Alamos National Laboratory and as a microwave engineer at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center. Chris holds BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of New Mexico.

Randy Krall

Randy Krall

Randy Krall is co-founder and Entrepreneur in Residence at Build With Robots. Randy is involved with the creation of new technical solutions and new businesss ventures centered around CoBots.  Prior to Build WIth Robots, Randy served as Chief Executive Officer of Wellkeeper, Inc., a supplier of technology for remote monitoring of oil and gas wells. Earlier in his career, Randy also helped form three other startups. Randy has over 25 years of experience successfully designing, implementing and managing Information Technology solutions for dozens of government and commercial users. Randy’s vision and leadership skills have been developed and tested in a variety of commercial, government, and non-profit settings including executive roles at Compaq and Digital Equipment Corporation. 


We are committed to helping others leverage and deploy the latest automation technologies. Our goal is to bring amazing technology that contributes to the hi-tech growth in the New Mexico region. It is important to us to give back to our community through various programs and by working with our many partners. Our success is measured by the success of others.