RSi is led by a team of experienced business executives with deep expertise in technology, consumer products and the global retail industry. Our company’s leaders share a passion for developing innovative technology solutions that drive significant bottom-line value, enabling customers to succeed and win.
Chief Executive Officer
In his role as Chief Executive Officer, Bert leads RSi’s global vision, strategic direction and business operations as one of the world’s leading SaaS technology providers serving CPG manufacturers and retailers. With nearly 30 years of technology and financial experience, Bert has deep expertise in business strategy and operations, and a strong track record of delivering long-term revenue and profit growth in highly competitive domestic and international markets. During the past year, Bert has spearheaded RSi’s growing partnership with Microsoft, the pioneering technology and cloud computing company. RSi is the exclusive point of sale (POS) data provider for the Microsoft Connected Supplier program, managing one of the world’s largest implementations of retail POS data in the Microsoft Azure cloud. Prior to joining RSi, Bert was the CFO for Metric Stream, the market leader in enterprise-wide governance, risk, compliance, and quality management solutions. Prior to that, he was COO for Atrenta, one of the largest private companies in the electronic design automation industry, which was sold successfully to Synopsys in 2015. Earlier in his career, Bert worked at Verisign and the global accounting and consulting firm Price Waterhouse.
Bert holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from George Washington University and is fluent in French and Italian.
Chief Customer Officer
Stuart manages RSi’s European offices and leads customer relationships for the company worldwide. He brings to this global responsibility broad-based experience from operational leadership roles that link commercial, marketing, supply chain and finance functions. Stuart serves as the chief liaison between retailer and supplier account owners, making sure that RSi customers can grow profitability by collaborating in new ways with trading partners. His team is also tasked with ensuring that customers have access to crucial best practices in order to run a more successful business – all with a keen focus on strong value creation and bottom-line ROI. Stuart draws from over 20 years of experience working within leading CPG companies, including Gillette/P&G and Birdseye (Private Equity ownership). He has also held various commercial roles managing relationships with all major retailers in the UK.
Stuart holds a Business Diploma from The University of Hertfordshire.
Chief Technology Officer
Amit leads RSi’s global data management and digital transformation technologies that enable CPG manufacturers and retailers to grow, profit and rule. Amit’s technology brief includes all engineering activities around product design, technology development and quality assurance. With more than 17 years of experience in the field and a deep understanding of building highly scalable analytics platforms, enterprise software and distributed computing architectures, Amit has a proven track record of leading cross-functional engineering teams worldwide to deliver quality product development releases. Prior to joining RSi, Amit was Vice President of Engineering with GT Nexus, an Infor Company.
Amit earned a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from IBS; and a Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Mathematics and Statistics, from St John’s College.
Chief Financial Officer
Vice President Global Production Operations
Crystal manages RSi’s Production teams across the globe. She has over 20 years of experience in business intelligence and data analytics – with more than 14 of those years focused on helping companies in the CPG space to grow, profit and succeed. At RSi, Crystal’s focus is on driving operational efficiencies and ensuring the delivery of timely and accurate data availability. Crystal has acquired strong skills in software development lifecycles, enterprise software, SaaS, ETL and cross-functional team leadership with leading technology companies, including VeriSign, Concentra and HP.
Crystal holds a Bachelor’s in Psychology from the University of New Hampshire.
SVP and GM
Mike leads RSi’s Digital Analytics, Professional Services, Marketing, Sales Operations and Customer Success teams. Previously, Mike worked at PepsiCo in a variety of Brand Management positions and at PRN (acquired by Technicolor) as SVP Marketing, Research & Product Development.
Mike attended Brown University and graduated with a degree in Organizational Management & Statistical Methods.
Vice President, Business Development
Ryan currently leads RSi’s Global Business Development team that is responsible for facilitating new retailer relationships worldwide. He has extensive global business experience, building and leading teams over the past decade in North America, Europe and Asia. Ryan has setup and led a variety of organizational functions, including customer success, customer support, training, customer insights, and other operations groups. Throughout his career, he has worked with hundreds of retailers and consumer goods companies around the world, helping them drive supply chain excellence, store operations execution, commercial planning, category growth, and improved collaboration. Ryan has also cultivated and developed strategic partnerships for RSi, including Microsoft, Simbe Robotics, SalesForce and Gainsight. He has deep knowledge and passion for the retail industry, and is committed to bringing innovative technology to the market to improve the shopping experience for retailers, CPGs and consumers.
Ryan holds Master’s degree in Business and a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Rhode Island, and currently resides in New York City.
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