31 min

377 Robots, Fundraising, and Company Culture w/ Joel Reed Going Deep with Aaron Watson

IAM Robotics named a new CEO in August 2018 and closed a $20M Series A that November. How have they managed so much upheaval? I decided to find out directly from Joel Reed
 
Joel is the CEO of IAM Robotics and calls upon 20 years of experience in strategic planning and business development to lead the company’s commercialization of its innovative products.
 
We discuss the fundraising process, how Joel came to join IAM Robotics, and how he recruits technical talent.
 
Joel previously worked to introduce the first commercially available autonomous mobile robots as a new class of manufacturing and warehouse AGVs to 3PL providers, integrators and clients such as GENCO, Supply Chain Management (Walmart Canada), Freightliner Trucks | Daimler and BMW Manufacturing. Joel started his career as a process and technology consultant at Ernst & Young (now Cap Gemini) and also led the commercialization of a 3D software tools company, which was acquired by Autodesk.
 
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Joel’s Challenge; At work, have a running or walking meeting.
 
Connect with Joel
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Twitter
 
Connect with IAM Robotics
Twitter
Website
 
If you liked this interview, check out episode 367 with Aaron Morris where we discuss computer vision, geospatial data, and how a technologist can learn enterprise sales.



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IAM Robotics named a new CEO in August 2018 and closed a $20M Series A that November. How have they managed so much upheaval? I decided to find out directly from Joel Reed
 
Joel is the CEO of IAM Robotics and calls upon 20 years of experience in strategic planning and business development to lead the company’s commercialization of its innovative products.
 
We discuss the fundraising process, how Joel came to join IAM Robotics, and how he recruits technical talent.
 
Joel previously worked to introduce the first commercially available autonomous mobile robots as a new class of manufacturing and warehouse AGVs to 3PL providers, integrators and clients such as GENCO, Supply Chain Management (Walmart Canada), Freightliner Trucks | Daimler and BMW Manufacturing. Joel started his career as a process and technology consultant at Ernst & Young (now Cap Gemini) and also led the commercialization of a 3D software tools company, which was acquired by Autodesk.
 
Never miss one of our best episodes by subscribing to the newsletter.
 
Joel’s Challenge; At work, have a running or walking meeting.
 
Connect with Joel
Linkedin
Twitter
 
Connect with IAM Robotics
Twitter
Website
 
If you liked this interview, check out episode 367 with Aaron Morris where we discuss computer vision, geospatial data, and how a technologist can learn enterprise sales.



Underwritten by Piper Creative
A digital agency that provides strategy, delivery, and analysis specializing in a few key service offerings.
Vlogging
Podcasting
Linkedin Video
 
If you aren’t creating or curating content regularly, your clients and customers might forget you’re open for business.
YouTube
Instagram


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31 min