#110: Jonathan Biddle of Google

Supply chain playbook for startups

During this episode, Santosh is joined by Jonathan Biddle. Jonathan is a Supply Chain Program Manager at Google as well as the author of “Supply Chain for Startups: Building Your Business from Zero to Scale.” Santosh and Jonathan discuss the importance of supply chain for startups as well as the areas with the biggest opportunities for innovation in the supply chain space.

Highlights from their conversation include:

  • Synopsis of Jonathan’s book, “Supply Chain for Startups” (1:30)
  • Jonathan’s career background & journey to Google (2:46)
  • The importance of mapping products & strategic planning (7:13)
  • Nearshoring to mitigate risk in supply chain (16:28)
  • Scaling quality control as a competitive advantage (20:28)
  • Opportunities for innovation in early stage raw material procurement (22:45)

Dynamo is a VC firm led by supply chain and mobility specialists that focus on seed stage, enterprise startups. Find out more at: https://www.dynamo.vc/