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Mick Mountz

Founder, Kiva Systems

Mick MountzKiva Systems is a mobile robotics company that automates the warehouse fulfillment process. ┬áKiva robots deliver inventory shelves to stationary human operators who then pick and pack the product. Mick started Kiva Systems in 2003, and the company was acquired by Amazon for $775 Million in Spring, 2012. Customers include Diapers.com and Zappos (both owned by Amazon), Saks Fifth Avenue, Staples, Toys ‘R Us, and the Gap, among others.

Mick speaks with Jessica about how he has pioneered the transformation of the traditional warehouse, from scratch.

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