Alexei Agratchev is the CEO and Co-founder of RetailNext and he serves on its Board of Directors.
Before founding RetailNext in 2007, the world’s first technology company dedicated to providing advanced in-store analytics for brick-and-mortar retail businesses, Alexei spent eight years at Cisco Systems. During his tenure at Cisco, Alexei held a number of leadership positions with direct responsibility for developing and launching new product lines. He was the Founder and General Manager of an internal startup within the Cisco Systems Emerging Technologies Group focused on developing video applications for the gaming and retail markets.
Prior to Cisco Systems, Alexei was a consultant at Accenture in its Electronics and High Tech Operating Unit. He was responsible for the design and implementation of enterprise solutions that enhanced business performance for various corporations.
Recently named to the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 list, Alexei holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Claremont McKenna College, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He has also completed the Stanford Graduate School of Business Executive Program and the Cisco Leadership Series.