Senior Vice President and Chief Financial OfficerRead Bio
Brian Daum is responsible for Savi’s internal operations including finance & accounting, business operations, legal & contracts and human resources. He has 20 years of experience in all aspects of financial management and corporate development for fast growth companies, including executive management at venture capital-backed software companies focused on analytics and big data.
Before joining Savi, Daum was the CFO at Centrifuge Systems, a big data discovery and analytics software company serving the Government. At Centrifuge, Daum led all finance, planning and analysis, pricing, legal, HR, corporate development and business operations. Daum also has served as CFO at several organizations including ARC Second, Sandbox.com and Atlantic Coast Airlines, where he successfully executed the company’s Initial Public Offering.
Prior to working in CFO roles, Daum launched his career at Ernst & Young LLP where he provided audit and business advisory services to a wide range of emerging businesses.
Senior Vice President, Products and StrategyRead Bio
Andy Souders brings more than 20 years of technology leadership to Savi as Senior Vice President, Products and Strategy. He has a strong technical foundation with extensive expertise in big data, analytics and evaluating emerging technologies in rapidly changing, highly competitive markets. Souders oversees Savi’s solution strategy including the hardware and software engineering teams, product management, data science, and support.
Before joining Savi, Souders was Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Emerging Technologies at Clarity Solution Group, a data and analytics organization recognized as one of the Inc. 500|5000 Fastest Growing Companies. At Clarity, Souders lead the vision, development and execution of Clarity’s product development and solutions strategy including two SaaS-based big data/data science offerings addressing massive data volumes.
Souders additionally served as Vice President, Interactive at N.E.W. Customer Service Companies where he was responsible for the company’s Business Intelligence and Actuarial big data platforms. Prior to N.E.W., Souders managed the development and support of AOL’s corporate and audience systems including Business Intelligence systems and a complex environment comprising 200+ system interfaces, 16,000 daily processes and 100+ terabytes of data.
Vice President & General CounselRead Bio
Jim Costello has overall responsibility for the legal affairs of the company, as well as managing Human Resources. Costello is instrumental in protecting Savi’s more than 115 foreign and domestic patents. Prior to joining Savi, he was Division Counsel for Applied Global Services, the services division of Applied Materials.
Prior to Savi, Jim Costello served as in-house counsel at Bloomberg where he was responsible for structuring, drafting and negotiating agreements for Bloomberg’s data and analytics products. Additionally, Costello has been associated with three large international law firms, and also has served as in-house counsel at three leading technology companies. He is licensed to practice law in California, New York and New Jersey and is registered in-house counsel in Virginia.
Vice President, International SalesRead Bio
Eric Gill is responsible for sales operations outside of North America. Eric brings to bear his ten years program management and sales experience with Savi across the suite of Automatic Identification Technology (AIT) enabling technologies that support focused logistics, total asset visibility (TAV) and the integration of global supply chains; this being preceded by 18 years experience of military logistics as a supply officer in the UK Royal Air Force (RAF) working in national, NATO and coalition environments.
Gill joined Savi in 2003 and has led a wide range of strategic activities as Director of International Programs. During the last two years he has managed Savi’s EMEA business and was responsible for the successful strategic alliance with SGS and subsequent sales and implementation of Savi Tracking for customs authorities in multiple African countries.
Chief Architect & Vice President, Software EngineeringRead Bio
As Chief Architect and Vice President of Software Engineering at Savi, Jim Haughwout is responsible for shaping the direction of the company’s software engineering, data engineering and machine learning technologies, creating Savi’s distinctive Hybrid Lambda Architecture, and overall evangelizing use of sensor analytics solutions. He brings over 20 years of experience designing large-scale web, data and mobile platforms for Fortune-200 companies, early stage companies and government.
Prior to joining Savi, Haughwout was Senior Vice President of Engineering & Operations at CustomMade Ventures, a Google Ventures portfolio company. Haughwout also served as EIR & VP of Commercial Technology at Cmed Group, where he pioneered new technologies for capture and processing of medical data. He was also CIO at INgage Networks, where he won five industry awards for creation of networks that enabled enterprises and customers to use customer social and mobile data to improve service delivery and revenue.
In the Fortune-200 arena Haughwout was Director of Business Transformation and Technology Programs at Amgen, the world’s largest biotech. Before that he led Architecture and Core Systems at AOL, inventing data capture, machine learning and complex event processing technologies used to power the daily transactions of 120 million AOL and Time Warner customers. Haughwout started his career in the United States’ defense industry and national laboratories, developing parallel processing and machine learning programs responsible for processing hundreds of petabytes of sensor and network data.
Senior Vice President, Data Science and SolutionsRead Bio
Jim Hayden brings to Savi 20 years’ experience conducting award-winning work on the practical application of analytics methods and technologies including knowledge discovery, data mining and predictive analytics. He has a proven track record of building and growing analytics and data businesses from zero to millions of dollars in multiple verticals. As Vice President, Solutions Hayden will shape the company’s analytics strategy and drive continued innovation among Savi’s full solutions suite.
Before joining Savi, Hayden was Vice President, Analytics at TEOCO, a leading provider of analytics solutions to communications service providers worldwide. At TEOCO, Hayden was responsible for the creation and delivery of the company’s Big Data analytics solutions focused on producing actionable insights from terabytes of data.
Hayden additionally served as Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at Mantas, a global analytics leader in the Compliance and Anti-Money Laundering software market. At Mantas, Hayden led the spin-off from SRA International, drove business case development for new markets and products, and managed the research, data mining and intellectual property teams.
Vice President, OperationsRead Bio
Rosemary Johnston oversees operations, systems support and governance assistance for Savi. Johnston has been with Savi since 2006 and has held a variety of positions in services and support, business process improvement business integration, and information technology systems.
Johnston’s understanding of the military supply chain and logistics market comes from a distinguished career in both commercial enterprises and her 23-year service in the United States Air Force. While in the Air Force, Johnston was responsible for the development of key wartime logistics planning concepts, establishment of supply policies that impacted the depth and breadth of retail and wholesale supply, and the conduct of a number of planning and forecasting analyses. Johnston chaired the US Air Force Supply Chiefs Advisory Board, US Air Force Supply Training Team, and US Air Force Supply Wartime Requirements workgroups. Johnston chaired the Supply Chain Council’s Aerospace and Defense working group, which focused on further development of the SCOR Model and use of RFID technology to support and enhance in-transit visibility.
Johnston holds certification from Defense Acquisition University in Product Lifecycle Management, Acquisition Professional Development and Logistics Management Professional Development.
Vice President, Professional ServicesRead Bio
As Vice President, Mitch Miller leads the Savi Professional Services organization. Miller is responsible for providing technical pre-sales support to the America’s Sales organization as well as the implementation and on-site support of Savi Solutions. This is an important role within Savi in that Mitch’s organization is responsible for solving customer challenges and helping them to achieve their goals.
Miller has nearly 20 years of experience in supply chain management and consulting services in automatic identification technologies and logistics software. He joined Savi in 2003 and has successfully led services and pre-sales project teams to design and implement wireless tracking solutions for large defense and commercial customers. Miller manages all aspects of project delivery including process design, testing, documentation and user training.
Prior to joining Savi, Miller served as a Supply Chain Consultant and WMS (Warehouse Management System) Team Lead for IBM. There he was responsible for implementing warehouse management applications from multiple vendors for his clients. Before IBM, Miller worked for EXE Technologies, a company that develops software focused on supply chain execution processes, including warehouse management, fulfillment, collaboration, inventory management, and supply network execution. Mitch played an active role in helping customers develop new business processes using the WMS and managed the system configuration, testing, training and documentation throughout the project lifecycle.
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