iRobot names Carbonite's CEO to board of directors

iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT) said it has added Mohamad Ali, president and chief executive officer of Carbonite, Inc., to its board of directors.

Ali became president, chief executive officer and director of Carbonite upon joining the company in 2014. Since then, Ali has successfully led the company´s continued growth, serving the ever-evolving technology needs of small and mid-size businesses and consumers.

Boston-based Carbonite (NASDAQ: CARB) provides cloud and hybrid backup and recovery solutions for home and business.

iRobot designs and builds robots that empower people to do more. The company´s home robots help people find smarter ways to clean, its defense & security robots protect those in harm´s way, and its remote presence robots enable virtual presence from anywhere in the world.