As chief of staff, Bill Boyd is responsible for planning and directing various operational, financial, administrative and strategic activities for Symbotic.  Bill has more than 12 years of extensive distribution and logistics industry experience.  Prior to joining Symbotic in early 2020, he was on the executive team at Imperial Dade, a multi-billion dollar distribution company with responsibility for numerous administrative and legal functions as well as new business development.  Bill also held the role of chief legal officer at C&S Wholesale Grocers, the largest wholesale grocery supply company is the U.S for more than 10 years, and in that role, Bill was involved in the initial investment by Rick Cohen in Casepick Systems which later became Symbotic.  Before that, Bill was senior vice president, business affairs for Athlete’s Performance, Inc., a globally recognized leader in the provision of performance training to professional and elite athletes.

Bill has served on the board of numerous non-profit associations, including the Board of Directors of C&S Charities, Inc., an organization that, among other things, sponsors an annual golf event to raise money in support of Dana Farber and other charitable organizations that provide the best cancer treatment available, research for tomorrow’s cures or work to alleviate childhood hunger.

Bill has a diverse educational background, with a J.D. from Duke University, M.B.A. from Babson College and a B.A. in both History and Psychology from Williams College.