With more than 25 years of experience building effective enterprise software teams in AsiaPacific Japan (APJ), including previous tenures at Kinaxis, Rich Lord brings significant experience to his new role as Vice President of Sales for APJ.
Rich has been working in the software industry since 1989, primarily focused on helping launch and manage Asia-Pacific sales operations for North American software ERP, Supply Chain and Software Security firms. His experience includes launching and/or turnaround work at SSA (BPCS ERP), JD Edwards, Webplan/Kinaxis, Fortify and Arxan. In his 8 years with Kinaxis, Rich has taken on several different roles, including the initial launch of Asia-Pacific operations and US Western sales.
Rich has held a number of enterprise software sales and management roles, and has been living and/or working in Japan/Asia since 1989. He holds a Master of International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Illinois.