Since becoming president of Bastian Solutions in 2014, Aaron Jones has led this growing material handling systems integrator through its successful transition to a subsidiary of Toyota Advanced Logistics. Jones has been with Bastian Solutions since 2010, serving as a regional manager, national director, and vice president before taking on his current role as president. He previously worked as a product design engineer at Ford Motor Co./Visteon Corp. From 1997 to 2000, he played professional baseball within the New York Yankees organization.
Jones has received several patents for Bastian Solutions in robotic applications and automated guided vehicles (AGVs). He also led three strategic acquisitions for the company in the software, consulting, and AGV functional areas. Under his leadership, Bastian Solutions has twice been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. The Indianapolis Business Journal named Bastian Solutions the area’s largest engineering firm in 2020.
Jones holds a master’s degree in engineering management from Wayne State University in Detroit and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Southern Illinois University, where he was an All-American baseball player. He recently spoke with DC Velocity Editorial Director David Maloney.
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