As Cimphoni’s President & CEO, as well as its business transformation practice leader, Rick has 30+ years of experience as a senior IT executive, business consultant and entrepreneur. His business experience spans manufacturing, consumer products and entertainment, as well as financial and professional services industries. He has served as an Interim CIO for numerous organizations, including Seaworld and AAA. He has implemented transformational initiatives in e-commerce, procurement, materials management, supply chain, product lifecycle management and CRM.
Prior to launching Cimphoni, Rick was a Managing Director of AlixPartners, where he was actively involved in several corporate restructurings, bankruptcies and turn-arounds. He also served as the Global CIO for ManpowerGroup and was a Partner at the Feld Group and CIO of CNH Global. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University and is a frequent speaker on digital transformation, internet of things and the role of information technology in the enterprise. Rick enjoys flying and plays guitar.