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Gideon's co-founder and CTO Josip Cesic accepted into Forbes Technology Council

POSTED 08/24/2021

Josip Cesic, co-founder and CTO of Gideon Brothers, the Croatian robotics and AI solutions company specialized in automation of material handling processes with their advanced AI&3D vision autonomous mobile robots, has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives. He was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.  

"We are honored to welcome Josip into the community," said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Technology Council. "Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world." 

As an accepted member of the Council, Josip has access to a variety of exclusive opportunities designed to help him reach peak professional influence. He will connect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum. Josip will also be invited to work with a professional editorial team to share his expert insights in original business articles on, and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.  

Finally, Gideon Brothers and Josip will benefit from exclusive access to vetted business service partners, membership-branded marketing collateral, and the high-touch support of the Forbes Councils member concierge team.  

"I am truly honored to be accepted as a member of this esteemed community. Forbes Technology Council's networking and thought leadership opportunities are a great way to elevate the topic of robotics and how to help companies build a more resilient supply chain with smart automation" said Josip "It's a way to evangelize and bring to the forefront the real problems we're solving for our customers.


Forbes Councils is a collective of invitation-only communities created in partnership with Forbes and the expert community builders who founded Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). In Forbes Councils, exceptional business owners and leaders come together with the people and resources that can help them thrive. 

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The Croatian robotics and AI solutions company founded in 2017. specializes in the automation of horizontal and vertical material handling processes for logistics, manufacturing, and retail businesses. With their advanced AI&3D vision autonomous mobile robots and complete software solutions, they represent an entirely new generation of technology for self-driving robotic vehicles. Robots using Gideon Brothers' technology can automate complex workflows that, until now, have been considered impossible to automate efficiently. The company, currently counting 90+ employees, is led by Matija Kopi?, CEO; Josip ?esi?, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer; Edin Ko?o, Ph.D., Chief Robotics Officer; and Kruno Stražanac, Chief Customer Success Officer. Although in its early stage, the company is already building solutions for some of the world's leading, most demanding customers.  They have been awarded as a Top Innovator in the recent ABI Research Industrial Robotics for Material Handling Competitive Ranking.