Leadership

Leadership2018-11-15T16:30:53+00:00

Erik Bush, Chief Executive Officer

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Erik Bush has lead the growth of Demand Driven Technologies since its formation in the fall of 2011. Under his leadership the company has experienced exceptional growth and now supports clients on 6 continents around the world. He has lead the development of a global network of channel partners who represent DD Tech solutions in their respective markets while overseeing the migration of our solutions to a predominantly cloud based offering.

Erik retired from IBM in 2010 after 31 years of experience with the company, the majority of which was in executive and management positions. He was the executive responsible for the rapid growth and expansion of IBM’s Network of GBS Global Delivery Centers. Erik also served as the Vice President of Operations for IBM’s Global Business Services units in Europe and the Americas.

Erik has extensive experience working with clients in the production and distribution industries. He leads through a deep commitment to delivering tangible benefits to his clients through a pragmatic, results oriented approach. He holds a BS degree in Economics from Miami University of Ohio.

Paul Sansone, Chief Financial Officer

Paul Sanson is a CFO with over 20 years of broad-based experience ranging from Big Four public accounting to executive level positions at a variety of public and private companies. As a partner of TechCXO, Paul currently provides CFO and related services to early growth stage technology companies.

Most recently, Paul was the chief financial officer for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, leading one of the most recognized non-profit organizations in the world. Previously, Sansone was CFO of Social Enterprise and founding B Corporation Better World Books, a $70 million e-commerce company, which has donated more than $25 million to literacy programs around the world. Sansone was also vice-president of finance for Cisco Systems and Scientific Atlanta, as well as a finance manager at IBM and a senior auditor at Price Waterhouse Coopers.

Sansone has a BS in accounting and a BS in economics from St. Francis University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

Bradley Mitchler, Vice President of Channels and Product Management

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Bradley Mitchler directs the Demand Driven Technologies Channel Partner network, and is responsible for product management.  Bradley brings a wealth of supply chain industry expertise to his role at DD Tech.

Most recently, Bradley was Operations Manager at Carter’s / Oshkosh B’gosh where he led a team responsible for planning supply for the OshKosh business unit. While at OshKosh, he had multiple escalating roles of responsibility within the company.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Marketing from Auburn University and a Masters of Business Administration from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.

Sean Banks, Vice President of Sales

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Sean Banks leads Demand Driven Technologies’ direct sales organization. Sean is a proven SaaS business leader with a track record of success in technology and consultative sales. He brings a deep understanding of software sales, sales technology, and scaling high growth teams.

Prior to joining Demand Driven Technologies, Sean held a number of sales and leadership roles in some of the most successful SaaS companies. While working at Salesforce, Sean worked in commercial sales before progressing to lead an enterprise sales development team covering some of Salesforce’s largest customers. Most recently, Sean was the Director of Sales Development at QASymphony, one of Atlanta’s fastest growing tech companies.

Sean holds a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Penn State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Goizueta Business School at Emory University.

Ty Norton, Vice President, Software Engineering

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Ty Norton is Vice President of Software Engineering. He oversees the software creation behind R+, R+ NS, and DBR+ as well as the support and operations infrastructure. Ty joined Demand Driven Technologies in 2014 as a software architect where he led the re-architecture of Replenishment+ into an Azure based SaaS offering. Since then, he has served in many roles, including Engineering Director and Vice President of Engineering. He earned a Bachelor of the Arts from Evergreen State College.