William Sachiti: Transforming the Automation Industry
Entrepreneurship is not subjected to a particular arena rather it is a wide spectrum which
supports the integration of business perspective with creativity. A perfect balance between
both the technical and art amenities give a venture an ethnic identity to stand out from its
In order to come up with advanced innovations, adept leaders comprehend such attributes
and offer tireless efforts to bring an idea into reality. Accentuating on such courageous step
to pursue passion, the ability to bring out a change and redefining entrepreneurship, CIO
Look brings to you the
journey of a zealous entrepreneur, William Sachiti,
the Founder and CEO at Academy of Robotics.
Below are the highlights of the interview conducted between William and CIO Look:
Give a brief overview of your background and your role in the company.
I am a serial entrepreneur. I have been working on the field of start-ups for over a decade.
During this period, I have started and established four start-ups, three of which have been
acquired. The last was acquired by Secret Escapes in 2015. Today, I am the Founder and CEO
of the Academy of Robotics. A driverless car company which designs and builds autonomous
car specifically designed to automate last mile delivery.
in the number of pivotal and ground-breaking technological
advancements the role of technologists is continually evolving. How according to you, has
this role changed over the years?
As an entrepreneur in the tech space, I accept that all my greatest achievements will be
obsolete in 10 years, such is tech. Technologists and tech innovators tend to be people who
embrace change and like the fast paced nature of what we do, we constantly have to learn
new skills and advance with the industry. I myself, after having my last company acquired,
enrolled into a university to and study a degree in Artificial Intelligence & Robotics.
What were the past experiences, achievements or lessons that