Gecko Robotics Named to Fast Company’s Annual List of the World’s Most Innovative Companies of 2024

PITTSBURGH, PA - March 19, 2024 -- Gecko Robotics, a pioneer of AI-powered software and advanced robotics connected solutions revolutionizing the current and future health of critical infrastructure and assets, has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies of 2024. This year’s list shines a spotlight on businesses shaping industry and culture through innovations, setting new standards and achieving remarkable milestones. 

"Fast Company's recognition underscores the pivotal role of clean data as the foundation of progress and celebrates our team's exceptional contributions in delivering actionable insights through AI-powered solutions and advanced robotics capabilities, setting new standards across industry,” said Jake Loosararian, CEO of Gecko Robotics. “Today, Gecko is driving efficiency, reliability and resilience in critical infrastructure, delivering tangible results for a safer, more sustainable world.”

Gecko Robotics has achieved significant milestones in the past year, leading to recognition by Fast Company for its transformative contributions in robotics. These achievements include the launch of Cantilever, an AI-powered software asset evaluation platform advancing improved decision making with unparalleled speed and reliability. The company also secured a $173M Series C total raise, underscoring investor confidence in Gecko's mission, innovative solutions and strategic growth, while welcoming representatives from US Innovative Technology Fund (USIT) and Founders Fund to its board. Additionally, strategic partnerships with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force validates Gecko's impact and relevance in defense technologies. These accomplishments collectively position Gecko as a trailblazer in advancing AI and advanced robotics technology, committed to excellence in innovation and industry leadership.

“Our list of the Most Innovative Companies is both a comprehensive look at the innovation economy and a snapshot of the business trends that defined the year,” said Fast Company editor-in-chief Brendan Vaughan. “We saw extraordinary innovation across the board in 2023, but we also saw a handful of clear patterns: the growing footprint and impact of AI, the triumphant return of live events, and great leaps forward in climate tech. We face daunting challenges on many fronts, but the solutions we celebrate in MIC give me plenty of hope about the future.”

Fast Company's editors and writers identified the companies driving progress around the world and across industries, evaluating thousands of submissions through a competitive application process. The result is a globe-spanning guide to innovation today. 

About Gecko Robotics
Gecko Robotics is helping the world’s most important organizations ensure the availability, reliability, and sustainability of critical infrastructure. Gecko has contracts with the United States Navy to speed maintenance cycles for surface ships, and the United States Air Force to rapidly assess the condition of ICBM launch facilities as part of the Sentinel program. Gecko's complete and connected solutions combine wall-climbing robots, industry-leading sensors, and an AI-powered data platform to provide customers with a unique window into the current and future health of their physical assets. This provides unprecedented insights, enabling decision advantage and increasing readiness to ensure mission success. For more information about Gecko Robotics please visit

About Fast Company
Fast Company is the only media brand fully dedicated to the vital intersection of business, innovation, and design, engaging the most influential leaders, companies, and thinkers on the future of business. Headquartered in New York City, Fast Company is published by Mansueto Ventures LLC, along with our sister publication Inc., and can be found online at

Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies package is available online, as well as in-app form via iTunes, and on newsstands beginning March 26. The hashtag is #FCMostInnovative.