Combining proven technology management experience with deep engineering expertise
Chief Executive Officer
Ben co-founded Rigado in 2010, having previously run engineering design teams at Garmin and Andrews-Cooper Technology.
Fun fact: In 2004, Ben & Justin set the world record for longest wifi connection: 124 miles.
Chief Technology Officer
Prior to co-founding Rigado in 2010, Justin was a design engineer at Garmin International. He specializes in low-power wireless systems, and holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from MIT.
Chief Financial Officer
Ryan brings to Rigado 18+ years of financial experience in the high-tech industry. Most recently CFO at Act-On Software, Ryan holds an MBA from the Univ of Oregon, a B.S. in Engineering/Math from Vanderbilt, and is a former U.S. Navy Nuclear Engineer/Officer.
Chief Revenue Officer
Kevin has more than 20 years of experience leading sales & marketing for technology companies. After successful exits in the workforce management and social media space, he most recently led sales for SurveyMonkey's B2B team.
Chief Customer Officer
Greg brings 20+ years of technology operation experience. He was formerly the CEO of Rivetry, an IoT software company that merged with Rigado in early 2016. Greg was previously CEO of Upstart Labs, a software incubator.
Chief Operating Officer
A graduate of the Ohio Northern University business school, Chris has experience bringing Fortune 500 customers into growing businesses. He also has over 10 years of experience managing suppliers and manufacturing operations in Asia.
VP of Product Management
Toban joined Rigado from Cloudability, where he was VP of Product Development. He brings deep expertise in cloud-based device management & operations. Toban was previously Dir of Product at ShopIgniter, Inc.
VP of Corporate Development
Brad has over 25 years in executive leadership roles in technology companies including the Portland Trailblazers, Turner Broadcasting (acq. by TimeWarner), Unicru (acq. by Kronos), FreeRange (acq. by Sprint), and most recently as President of Unigo (acq. by EducationDynamics).
VP of Engineering
E.J. joined Rigado from Cloudability, where he led multiple engineering teams. He has extensive experience with cloud technologies and architecture. E.J. was previously at Viewpoints and IBM in Chicago.
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