eyeBot, LLC is a startup that aims to create technology empowered solutions for the visually impaired!


Mike Hess

In addition to co-founding eyeBot, Mike is the founder and executive director of the non-profit organization, Blind Institute of Technology. He has more than eighteen years in the telecommunications industry with a track record of success in project management, business analysis, product development and management in the I.T. sector.

Mike Hess

Co-Founder & CEO


Sumanth is a technologist and entrepreneur whose experience includes leadership and contributions to mobile architectures, broadband, internet protocols, voice and video over the Internet, security architectures, and the Internet of Things. In the recent past, his interests have included digital health, technologies for the differently abled, smart cities, robotics, artificial intelligence and education. Prior to that, he was the Director of Innovation, Network Technologies, at CableLabs. He also advises startups with business models, strategy and outreach.


Sumanth Channabasappa

Co-Founder & CTO


Kishore NayakKishore has held several C-level positions in high profile companies. He was most recently the CIO of Gates Corporation in Denver. Prior to that he was the CIO of Tomkins, and has served has as the CIO and VP of IT at Trelleborg Automotive in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, a multi-billion-dollar global automotive parts manufacturer headquartered in Sweden.  From 1988 to 2000, he worked for global automotive companies such as Chrysler and General Motors Corporation where he served in various leadership positions in information system organizations.

Kishore Nayak

Co-Founder & Chairman of the Board