TEDxTalks » Mick Mountz: The hidden world of box-packing
About the SPEAKER: Mick Mountz is the founder and CEO of Kiva Systems, a company dedicated to finding high tech solutions that make inventory fulfillment fast, cheap and efficient.
About the TALK: We make millions of online purchases daily, but who (or what) actually puts our items into packages? At TEDxBoston, Mick Mountz weaves a fascinating tale out of a seemingly boring subject: online ordering, its challenges — and the surprisingly high-tech solutions.
Why you should listen to him: With the growing popularity of online shopping, Mick Mountz and his company are finding ways to make picking, packing and shipping those purchases a flexible and inexpensive process. He first began working on this hidden challenge while at Webvan, an online grocer. In 2003, he took his experience there and founded Kiva systems, a company whose innovative solutions have led to it being listed by Inc. 500 as one of the fastest growing companies.