AMY VILLENEUVE

amyvilleneuveAmy Villeneuve is currently a VP at Amazon and President & Chief Operating Officer of Kiva Systems, a robotics company. She has an extensive background in technology, consulting, and the automotive industry.

Amy played an instrumental role in Amazon’s acquisition of Kiva and in overseeing the seamless integration process, scaling and rollout that followed. She brings more than 25 years of experience in corporate strategy, business development, operations, and client management to her role at Kiva.

Prior to joining Kiva, Amy was the Executive Vice President of Marketing, Strategy and Product Innovation for Cross Country Automotive Services, where she was instrumental in doubling the size of the company over her 7-year tenure. She has also held roles as General Manager and VP of Strategic Business Development at Cross Country. Prior to this, she was a consultant with the Parthenon Group where she developed corporate strategies for multi-national conglomerates and entrepreneurial clients. In addition, Amy spent 13 years in the automotive industry, in a number of leadership, operational and account management positions.

Amy’s writing has been featured in nationally recognized publications and magazines. Her commitment to the supply chain community was recognized by Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine, which appointed her to its prestigious list of ‘Pros to Know’, and in 2013, Robohub named Amy one of the “Top 25 Women in Robotics You Need to Know About”.

Amy holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, a Master of Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), and a Bachelor of Science from Clarkson University.

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