Andy HoukVice President Product Development, TechnipFMC Schilling Robotics
Andy Houk is vice president of product development at TechnipFMC Schilling Robotics.
Houk joined Schilling Robotics in 2004 as a field service engineer, a role that helped him understand customer needs for working in the deep ocean with remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). He transferred that knowledge into the component and subsystem designs of Schilling’s ROV products. Later, he was lead engineer for a number of ROV platform developments that grew the company’s ROV market share from 0 to 40%.
In 2013, Houk was promoted to vice president of product development with responsibility for managing the engineering resources, facilitating new product development as an enterprise effort, and growing the next generation of leaders.