FoSC #85: AK Schultz of SVT Robotics

Integrating business systems and warehouse robotics

On this week’s episode of The Future of Supply Chain, Santosh talks with AK Schultz, the CEO and co-founder of SVT Robotics. SVT Robotics connects businesses to robots, using its SOFTBOT Platform to enable clients to rapidly deploy enterprise robot technology.

Highlights from their conversation include:

  • SVT Robotics’ mission and AK’s introduction to automated logistics (1:27)
  • Tackling the inefficiencies and barriers built into industry software that prevent them from communicating with each other (3:52)
  • How customers integrate SVT Robotics (10:04)
  • Advice for the lead to deal cycle (20:42)
  • Most surprising thing learned building SVT (25:10)
  • Rapid-fire questions for AK (27:00)

SVT stands for Simplicity, Velocity, and Transparency. Find out more about SVT Robotics at 

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During each episode of The Future of Supply Chain, we sit down with a different entrepreneur, investor, or industry veteran to discuss their story, views on the industry, and how we can collectively build the future of supply chain together.