John Santagate leads Körber Supply Chain Software as the Vice President of Robotics. He drives the strategy for autonomous mobile robotics, warehouse robotics, and the robotics partner network. As a key component of Körber’s end-to-end solutions, Santagate ensures his technologies drive customer success and integrate seamlessly with the broader Körber portfolio. Solving complex challenges and opening new opportunities through technology and innovation, he spent his career in supply chain making his customers the most efficient and profitable businesses in their industries.
Prior to his role at Körber, Santagate acted as consultant to industry-leading organizations to transform their supply chains with Tata Consultancy Services in the Supply Chain Center of Excellence. He was also a leading robotics and supply chain industry analyst at IDC for five years, where he focused on market trends, forecasts, and thought leadership for supply chain robotics and business process evolution. In addition to his VP role, Santagate is an adjunct instructor at The University of Massachusetts Lowell where he teaches a course on supply chain and logistics. He is an avid American football fan, and each year he and his wife take a trip to visit a different college football stadium to catch a game.