LTG(R) Lanza '80 Appointed Senior VP Defense at Sarcos Robotics
Lieutenant General (Retired) Stephen Lanza, former Army I Corps Commander, has been appointed Senior Vice President, Defense at Sarcos Robotics a global leader in the production of robots that augment humans to enhance productivity and safety, including full-body, powered exoskeletons for industrial and military applications.
Lt. Gen. Lanza, who also serves on Sarcos’ Strategic Advisory Board, previously held numerous senior command assignments, including I Corps commanding general and commander of the 7 th Infantry Division at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Lanza has received numerous awards and decorations, including the Army Distinguished Service Medal, the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Bronze Star, and the Defense Meritorious Service Medal. Lanza also served as a National Security Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
In this newly created role, Lt. Gen. Lanza will lead Sarcos’ defense business, with a primary focus on military applications for Sarcos’ full-body, battery-powered exoskeleton, which will be commercially available next year.
“I am honored to join the Sarcos executive team,” said Lanza. “I have experienced first-hand the innovative products and technologies that Sarcos has developed. They represent a meaningful opportunity to create an advantage over our near-peer competitors, and I look forward to raising awareness among the defense community that these technologies have evolved from science fiction concepts of the past to products that are deployable now.” Read more.