Rich has been with Akua since its 2016 founding. A startup veteran, he is skilled in Operations, Engineering, Business Development & Finance. Akua first year highlights include: Interim engineering lead, navigating 100% team turnover. Engaged directly with customers to insure early Akua product successes. Developed company product roadmap. Established operational systems. Created streamlined product pricing process. Responsible for corporate IT.
Previously at CyberPoint, Rich focused on Cyber Security special assignments for the CEO. In 2015 took on the role of International Business development, in 2014 he established operating companies in the European Union and the Middle East. Rich worked as COO of LifeJourney USA, LLC. and is on the board of LifeJourney Inc. As a Director at Arbitron Rich focused on international product development, rollouts and business development. While at Booz Allen Hamilton Rich was a Senior Associate. Rich holds Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering.