WHY WE DO IT
Automation should empower and augment human potential. Ox's hardware-enabled software automation system is designed to meet the increasing supply chain volume while ensuring the benefits directly impact the workforce.
CEO + FOUNDER
Charu Thomas, the Founder and CEO of Ox, is a visionary leader in the field of human-centered automation technology. With a strong passion for revolutionizing retail and supply chain operations, Charu has propelled Ox to new heights since its inception in January 2019. Under Charu's leadership, Ox has secured over $16 million in venture funding from renowned investors such as MaC Venture Capital, BBG Ventures, and Revolution's Rise of the Rest.
Before founding Ox, Charu's outstanding contributions as a wearable computing researcher at Georgia Tech's top-ranked industrial engineering program garnered international acclaim. Her innovative work in this field earned her prestigious awards and recognition, including being named one of Forbes 30 Under 30 Manufacturing and Industry list in 2020.
Beyond her professional achievements, Charu is an avid explorer of meditation, mathematics, and metaphysics. Her multifaceted interests reflect her holistic approach to life and business, driving her to continuously seek new ways to drive innovation and positive change.