Tyler SchillingPresident, TechnipFMC Schilling Robotics
Tyler Schilling is co-founder and the retired president of TechnipFMC Schilling Robotics. In 1985, he co-founded Schilling Robotics with Wes Gerriets with the vision of providing productive tools for remotely working in the deep ocean.
The introduction of Schilling manipulators changed the capabilities of remotely operated vehicles and are currently used in 95% of subsea work. TechnipFMC Schilling Robotics now delivers work-class ROVs to more customers than all other manufacturers combined.
Schilling is an innovator, advocate, and sought-after speaker for the expansion of remote technology on the sea floor. Under his leadership, the company’s passion for excellence and focus on customer success, established a worldwide market supplying systems to virtually every operator of subsea ROVs. In 2019, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers awarded Schilling its Rhodes Petroleum Industry Leadership Award for demonstrating “management and motivational skills, entrepreneurship, innovative methods, and outstanding leadership.”