Julian started a career in technology as a software developer at Fortna where he worked on warehouse control & automation systems. After a period in technology investment banking, he began investing in industrial hardware and supply chain sectors at a venture capital fund in New York.
In discussions with early-stage founders and investors in the logistics technology landscape, the reality is starting to creep in. There is seemingly no end to investor enthusiasm for the industry, but there's also the practical issue that very few startups have a clear path to a dominant position in the global logistics industry, which remains fragmented and regionalized. This session will focus on how domain experts in the supply chain venture capital space see the next phase of investment into the global logistics industry.