Paul Clarke



About Paul

Paul Clarke CBE is Chief Technology Officer at Ocado – a world leader in smart fulfilment and logistics.

After joining Ocado in 2006, Paul established new teams for Simulation, Robotics and Mobile development; he then co-wrote the first of Ocado’s award winning mobile apps.

Paul leads the Office of the CTO (OCTO) whose mission includes exploring opportunities to use Ocado’s technologies and competencies to disrupt other sectors, research activities and the technology vision and future proofing of the business.

Paul sits on a number of government and industry advisory boards including: AI Council, Robotics Growth Partnership (co-chair), National Food Strategy, RAI Extreme Environments and ISCF Future Flight.

Paul read Physics at St John’s College, Oxford before entering the computer industry.

In what little spare time he has alongside his work and family, Paul loves to invent and build stuff, design PCBs, write software and generally tinker.