Rod is responsible for overall company operations and long-term strategic direction.
Prior to Spredfast, Rod guided Lombardi Software from an early start-up into a global leader in BPM solutions acquired by IBM in 2010.
Prior to joining Lombardi, Rod served as CEO of Mediaprise, Inc., a brand asset management software company; SVP Sales & Marketing for pcOrder.com, a pioneer in e-commerce software and internet content services; and as General Manager at Mentor Graphics Corporation.
Rod earned a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from Louisiana State University, and an MBA from the University of Dallas Graduate School of Management.
He serves on the board of Bypass Lane and the Austin Technology Council, and is a mentor for TechStars Austin.
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MBA, Management, Marketing1991
BS, Industrial Engineering1986
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