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ASI's Leadership Meet the people guiding Autonomous Solutions

Mel Torrie Portrait

Mel Torrie
CEO

Mel Torrie has a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Utah State University and is the Founder and CEO of Autonomous Solutions Inc. (ASI) in Logan Utah. Prior to founding ASI, Mel worked at Utah State University where he managed two NASA Space Shuttle Payloads. Mel is a sought after speaker in the robotics community and has delivered addresses at conference events such as the Precision Farming Expo, RoboBusiness, The Canadian Institute of Mining, Optimizing Mining Operations, Robotics Alley, and Rise Hong Kong.


Dalynn Jones Portrait

Dalynn Jones
Human Resources Manager

Dalynn Jones has an MBA from USU with an emphasis in Human Resources and 12+ years of Human Resources experience. Dalynn has been at Autonomous Solutions Inc. (ASI) for almost 3 years as the Human Resources Manager. Prior to working at ASI, Dalynn worked as an HR Consultant servicing over 100 clients in Northern Utah.



Jared Pratt Portrait

Jared Pratt
VP Business Development

Jared Pratt has been helping companies improve productivity and reduce costs by adopting technology and innovation for almost 20 years. With degrees in Economics, Business Administration and Computer Science, Jared can help any company evaluate and adopt ASI’s robotic building blocks and chart a path toward realization of the benefits of automation. Jared serves on the Utah State University and Jon M. Huntsman School of Business Strategic STEM Business Sales certificate program advisory board, and loves to volunteer his time helping local entrepreneurs and small businesses reach their full potential. Jared has been married to his wife Stephanie for 22 years and lives in the mountains of Cache Valley with their 11 children.


Jonathan Moore Portrait

Jonathan Moore
Chief Engineer

Jonathan Moore holds a MSc from the University of York in the UK and is a Chartered Electrical Engineer. As the Chief Engineer at Autonomous Solutions Inc. (ASI), Jonathan is responsible for ensuring ASI products are developed using world class product development processes and leading failure mode avoidance for ASI. Jonathan was a key player in the development of a new UK ADAS test facility and standards based software development at an automotive OEM. Jonathan has worked around the world at locations in the UK, Germany, Spain, China and the USA in Detroit and now Utah.


Max Barfuss Portrait

Max Barfuss
Director of Software

Max Barfuss is the Director of Software Engineering at Autonomous Solutions Inc. (ASI). With over 15 years of experience directing software development, Max is an experienced leader in embedded, enterprise, cloud, and mobile software. Previous to ASI, he was the Director of Operations at New Dawn Technologies (now Journal Technologies). Max has lead agile teams with products including enterprise, scientific measurement, media, video games and robotics.

Max holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science from Utah State University.


Mitch Torrie Portrait

Mitch Torrie
Director of Automation

Mitch Torrie is a co-founder and the Director of Automation of Autonomous Solutions Inc. (ASI) in Logan Utah. Mr. Torrie has over 17 years of experience in autonomous vehicle design, automation, and control. Mitch specializes in systems design, machine actuation, integration of diverse technologies, and deployment. Mitch is a former Utah State University research associate at the Center for Self Organizing and Intelligent Systems.


Raeghn Torrie Portrait

Raeghn Torrie
Corporate Treasurer

Raeghn Torrie (Corporate Treasurer) has been with ASI since its inception in 2000. She has lead the implementation of multiple accounting systems, has lead and managed teams in various finance capacities, she is currently the finance government contract lead, the expense reporting system manager, and controls and maintains the corporate books and records. Prior to her time at ASI, she worked in the automotive industry in the accounting department. She attended college at BYU- I in Rexburg Idaho.