Tim Rowland



Badger Technologies

Tim Rowland brings nearly 40 years of engineering, manufacturing, testing, sales and strategy development to his position as CEO of Badger Technologies, a product division of Jabil. He is responsible for driving all development and go-to-market capabilities for Badger Technologies® suite of retail automation solutions featuring multipurpose, autonomous robots. Prior to Badger Technologies, Rowland spent 28 years leading various engineering and retail innovation projects at Lexmark, culminating in the successful launch of a robotics start-up. He also spent a decade with IBM in various manufacturing, engineering and R&D roles. As a published thought leader on the growing adoption of retail robotics, Rowland is widely quoted in leading industry and business publications while also authoring insightful articles in Grocery Dive, Retail Tech Bulletin, Robotics Tomorrow, Today’s Grocer, Total Retail and Winsight Grocery Business. He is a frequent panelist at leading industry conferences, including the Game Changer Innovation Network, National Retail Federation’s Retail’s Big Show, Retail Robotics & AI Conference and the Robotics Summit. In 2019, Retail Info Systems named Rowland an influential “Mover and Shaker in Retail.” He holds a degree in electrical engineering from Georgia Tech.

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