Bob Doucette serves as Chief Operating Officer for Symbotic.  In his role, he is responsible for leading the overall operations function which includes customer site operations, manufacturing, strategic partnerships, supply chain and commissioning.  He joined Symbotic in 2021 to help the business scale its operations allowing the organization to grow.

Bob has more than 25 years of experience in executive leadership roles including COO, Sr. VP/EVP of Global Operations and Supply Chain for high growth technology companies both venture funded and public. He has executive leadership experience in industries including eCommerce, B to B, robotics, industrial automation, lithium-ion battery technology, beverage, telecommunications, capital equipment, contract manufacturing and IT/data communications. He has a proven track record in leading global operations and supply chain within successful hyper growth start-up companies as well large multinational enterprises. He has developed manufacturing scaling strategies which included both outsourcing of manufacturing as well as improving upon internal core competencies within factories in the US, Ireland, UK, Germany and Italy. Bob has a BS in Management from Lesley University.