Amy Villeneuve is a tech executive, board director and advisor to technology startups. As President and COO of Kiva Systems and Vice President of Amazon, Villeneuve spearheaded the growth of this robotics startup into a profitable venture, ultimately leading to Kiva’s acquisition by Amazon for $775M. Villeneuve then led Kiva’s successful integration into Amazon, driving the automation of fulfillment centers worldwide, and positioned its rebranding as Amazon Robotics.
Prior to joining Kiva, Villeneuve was EVP at Cross Country Automotive Services (now Agero), a strategy consultant at The Parthenon Group (now Parthenon-EY), and an operations leader running component division factories in the auto industry (GM Delco, Stoneridge). Villeneuve is also a board member of 6 River Systems, Ori Systems, and 4moms; an advisor to REsurity and Catalant; and a startup mentor through MIT’s Venture Mentoring. She holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School, an MS from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a BS from Clarkson University.