|Sherif Danish, PhD
Chief Executive Officer
Sherif Danish, PhD, has deep expertise in translating market needs into products and 30 years of experience in information technology, including design and implementation of patented product information management technologies. He has worked with Fortune 500 companies such as Hewlett Packard, AMP, and Xerox; he also worked for several years in France as a Research Engineer and Account Manager for IBM and more recently served as Chief Technology Officer of SAQQARA, Inc. Dr. Danish is co-author of Building Database-Driven Web Catalogs (McGraw Hill). He has a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Paris.
Chief Operating Officer
Rishi Agarwal brings more than 18 years of technology, supply chain and business expertise to PartsRiver, with responsibility for product development and operations. Rishi has deep hands on expertise in e-commerce and B2B procurement, having built enterprise applications and streamlined operations for global companies in Transportation, High Technology, Retail and Manufacturing industry verticals. He has a proven reputation for thought leadership and a track record of building cross-functional teams with top tier talent.
|Steve de Laet
Co-Founder, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
Steve de Laet has 25 years of experience in industrial OEM and MRO distribution supplying the PartsRiver target markets. His company became a leader in leveraging technology, operational and organization efficiencies to expand market share. He founded PartsRiver to offer a systematic approach to enable other companies to realize growth and cost saving opportunities. He has built strong relationships with customers, manufacturers and distributors throughout the country. He holds a BA from the University of Colorado and an MBA from the University of Santa Clara.
Director of Content
Don McGrew is a leading domain specialist in transportation and has over 25 years of experience in the automotive, heavy duty truck, and ground support equipment industry . Don has played a key role helping fortune 500 companies build purchasing business rules to lower their bottom line and increase productivity. Don also leads a team of specialists to ensure the data being used for his customers is of the highest accuracy.
Director of Sales
Robin Hughes joined PartsRiver in 2012 to initiate and grow new relationships for the company's expanding service programs. Robin comes with over 18 years of sales experience. Most recently, she was the National Sales Manager for a Silicon Valley based business, where she added several Fortune 500 companies as clients. Robin holds nearly 10 years of experience in the advertising industry, where she served at various capacities. She comes with a proven track record of implementing successful marketing programs. Though her studies are in Kinesiology, she has a strong passion for sales and takes pride in building strong successful relationships.
Director of Customer Service
Susan Trivisonno has more than 15 years of progressive Customer Support, Product, Project and Account Management experience implementing technology solutions. She is successful in working with cross-functional teams from engineering to sales & marketing to ensure all efforts are aligned with business and customer requirements. She holds a BA from the University of the Pacific and a JD from Santa Clara University School of Law.
Senior Transportation Specialist
Mike has over 40 years in the Transportation Industry with experience in Parts and Service Management. He also is an expert in VMRS (Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standards) and participates in the TMC annual VMRS meeting. Mike has a strong voice in the decision making process when it comes to the addition or activation of VMRS codes especially Code Key 33 and 34 and plays an active role in that process. Mike is domiciled in the Houston, Texas area.