Activ Technologies Continues Expansion of Leadership Team with Addition of Customer Solutions Expert, Gary Becker

Activ Technologies, an Atlanta-based software solutions company, continues their expansion with the addition of logistics and data solutions expert, Gary Becker.

ATLANTA (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 16, 2017

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The addition of Gary to the team further demonstrates our commitment to maintaining a solid reputation of offering cutting-edge creative solutions, perfect implementations, and rapid ROI for our customers.
— Keith Goldsmith; President & CEO of Activ Technologies

Activ Technologies, a leading provider of supply chain collaboration software, welcomes logistics and data solutions expert, Gary Becker, to their leadership team. He will serve as Vice President of Customer Solutions and will be responsible for maintaining exceptional customer support, while continuing to innovate state-of-the-art solutions to better serve Activ’s client base during this current period of rapid growth. Mr. Becker will also oversee the company’s business development opportunities, product launches, and overall customer experience.

Mr. Becker brings over 20 years of experience leveraging technology for both the financial planning and data science industries, most recently selling and implementing creative solutions for complex supply chains. In his most recent role as National Sales Director with Datatrac Corporation, Mr. Becker oversaw all client advocacy efforts and developed an impressive growth strategy, working to prioritize new applications for development.

“The addition of Gary to the team further demonstrates our commitment to maintaining a solid reputation of offering cutting-edge creative solutions, perfect implementations, and rapid ROI for our customers,” said Keith Goldsmith, President and CEO of Activ Technologies. “His knowledge of the industry and entrepreneurial spirit perfectly aligns with our organization’s customer-centric culture.”

Mr. Becker is a graduate of Florida State University with a BS degree in Business Management.

About Activ Technologies:

Activ Technologies is at the forefront of supply network development. Since 2012, they have exclusively focused resources on the development of a SaaS collaboration and demand visibility solution called Harmony. By offering the most advanced cloud-based Supply Chain Synchronization, this solution goes far beyond just collaboration to achieve auto-synchronization for all of the OEM, customers, and suppliers in the supply chain. The result is an unparalleled ROI. Such synchronization turns a supply chain into a powerful value chain and network.

Learn more about Activ Technologies by calling 770-390-1700 or visiting the company’s website at http://www.activ-tech.com.

Activ Technologies Welcomes Andrew Watkins to Leadership Team

Activ Technologies, a leader in supply chain collaboration software and consulting, appoints Andrew Watkins as Vice President, Customer Solutions.

ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) APRIL 20, 2017


Activ Technologies, a leader in supply chain collaboration software and consulting, welcomes industry expert, Andrew Watkins, to their Leadership team. He will serve as VP, Customer Solutions and will oversee Activ’s solutions team, consultancy practice, new customer opportunities, implementations, and overall customer satisfaction.


Watkins brings over 20 years experience leveraging supply chain technology within a diverse customer base, on both the product and consulting side, while at previous positions with CAPS Logistics, UPS Supply Chain Solutions, and Chainalytics.


Prior to Activ, Watkins served as a Sr. Director at Americold Logistics, the global leader in temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics to the food industry. Watkins will focus on strategy and delivering value-based customer solutions within key accounts for Activ.


Watkins is a graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology with a BS, ISyE. He also completed his MBA at Emory University's Goizueta Business School with a concentration in Decision Analysis.


"Andrew’s expertise in helping customers find creative solutions for supply chain performance is unparalleled. His unique approach of using a robust business mapping methodology combined with data based decision making tools makes him a perfect choice to drive our new customer solutions process.” said Keith Goldsmith, President and CEO of Activ Technologies.

About Activ Technologies:
Activ Technologies is at the forefront of supply network development. Since 2006, we have exclusively focused our resources on the development of a SaaS collaboration and demand visibility solution called Harmony. By offering the most advanced cloud-based Supply Chain Synchronization, our solution goes far beyond just collaboration to achieve auto-synchronization for all of the OEM, customers, and suppliers in the supply chain. Cloud-based Supply Chain interoperability information (collaboration) is augmented by configurable rules logic that automates SCM Decision Support and Decision Management. The result is an unparalleled ROI. Such synchronization turns a supply chain into a powerful value chain.

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Activ Technologies Appoints New President & Chief Executive Officer

“Keith’s supply chain expertise in both business development as well as technology leadership makes him uniquely qualified to lead our aggressive growth strategy for Activ’s flagship product,Harmony, into our premier clients”
— Jerry Schmidt, Chairman of the Board
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ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) MARCH 15, 2017

Activ Technologies, a leader in supply chain collaboration software and consulting has announced the appointment of Keith Goldsmith to President and CEO as well as a member of the Board of Directors.

Mr. Goldsmith joins Activ Technologies after serving as the Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Americold Logistics where he was responsible for the company’s market strategy and revenue production. Prior to Americold, Mr. Goldsmith was the Senior Vice President, Business Development for CEVA Logistics, overseeing the development of supply chain solutions for the company's premier client base.

Prior to CEVA, Mr. Goldsmith served as a member of the board of management and Global Chief Information Officer for TNT Logistics, a predecessor company to CEVA. In this capacity, he managed the company's technology suite of applications and services including CEVA Matrix™, a proprietary technology platform that enables increased supply chain efficiencies for customers.

Mr. Goldsmith is a graduate of the University of North Florida where he is currently an advisory board member and a graduate of the Logistics Management Program at The Ohio State University.

"Keith's supply chain expertise in both business development as well as technology leadership makes him uniquely qualified to lead our aggressive growth strategy for Activ’s flagship product, Harmony, into our premier clients” said Jerry Schmidt, Chairman of the Board of Activ Technologies.

About Activ Technologies:

Activ Technologies is at the forefront of supply network development. Since 2006, we have exclusively focused our resources on the development of a SaaS collaboration and demand visibility solution called Harmony. By offering the most advanced cloud-based Supply Chain Synchronization, our solution goes far beyond just collaboration to achieve auto-synchronization for all of the OEM, customers, and suppliers in the supply chain. Cloud-based Supply Chain interoperability information (collaboration) is augmented by configurable rules logic that automates SCM Decision Support and Decision Management. The result is an unparalleled ROI. Such synchronization turns a supply chain into a powerful value chain.

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Activ Technologies Appoints Four Elite Supply Chain Executives to its Board of Advisors

Activ Technologies, an Atlanta-based software solutions company, announces the appointment of four elite supply chain executives to its Board of Advisors: Tony Gorski, David Mendez, Rich Rapuano and Tom Shull.

ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 29, 2016

Activ Technologies announces the appointment of four elite supply chain executives to its Board of Advisors, as well as a full slate of board members for 2017. In addition, they have named Jerry Schmidt, Founder of Cordova Ventures and Board member, as Chairman of the Advisory Board.

Joining the Board of Advisors are Tony Gorski, David Mendez, Rich Rapuano andTom Shull. “All four of our newest Board members provide key tactical and strategic direction for the continued development and implementation of Activ’s world-class Harmony platform," said Jerry Schmidt, Chairman. "We are enthusiastic about the thought leadership that this group will provide to clients and prospects in the supply chain space and also provide support to Activ’s consulting and channel partners.”

Tony Gorski, Entrepreneur and Executive, has advised leadership teams of Fortune 500 and Russell 2000 Companies in cash conversion strategies and demand-driven techniques. As an award-winning speaker, published author and recognized subject matter expert, Mr. Gorski has taught thousands of people across six continents and speaks globally on leading supply chain topics.

In previous roles, Mr. Gorski co-founded My Rounding Solutions, DemandPoint, and the successful sale of its predecessor JCIT International. Mr. Gorski holds a BS from Marquette University and a MBA from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

David Mendez is the Founder of Capital A Partners “CAP A,” a venture capital firm he co-founded in 2013. Mr. Mendez started his career at DuPont before becoming an executive at GE Plastics, where he was involved in the early stages of GE's adoption of Six Sigma Quality initiatives. Using his experience in supply chain management from GE, Mr. Mendez co-founded Supplybase.inc (sold to i2 Technologies).

Mr. Mendez holds a degree in engineering from Clemson University and an MBA from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Mr. Mendez serves on the Dean's Advisory Board of Clemson University’s School of Business and as a board member for Clemson's Spiro Institute of Entrepreneurship.

Rich Rapuano is a seasoned executive with a diverse background in supply chain, product development, and marketing. He currently works with start-up and early stage companies, supporting and developing optimized supply chain operations. Prior to his current role, Mr. Rapuano served as Senior Vice President of Global Logistics and Distribution and Senior Vice President of Global Planning for Under Armour. Previously, Mr. Rapuano held executive roles with Black & Decker.

Mr. Rapuano holds a BA from Brown University and an MBA from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He currently serves on the boards of the Towson University College of Business & Economics, The Y of Central Maryland and Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound.

Tom Shull is a Partner with Matteson Partners, an executive search corporation, where he leads the supply chain practice. His previous experience includes supply chain consulting expertise with several name-worthy organizations, including Ernst & Young, Price Waterhouse, and KPMG.

Mr. Shull holds a BS from Miami University and an MBA from the University of Dayton. He has been actively involved in several professional affiliations throughout his career, including the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS). He holds a Certification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), as well as a Certification in Integrated Resource Management (CIRM).

About Activ Technologies:

Activ Technologies is at the forefront of supply network development. Since 2012, they have exclusively focused resources on the development of a SaaS collaboration and demand visibility solution called Harmony. By offering the most advanced cloud-based Supply Chain Synchronization, Harmony goes far beyond just collaboration to achieve auto-synchronization for all of the OEM, customers, and suppliers in the supply chain. The result is an unparalleled ROI. Such synchronization turns a supply chain into a powerful value chain and network.

Learn more about Activ Technologies by calling 770-390-1700 or visiting the company’s website at http://www.activ-tech.com.

Activ Technologies Partners with TBM for February 22 Webinar

Activ Technologies and TBM Consulting to register for a complimentary 60-minute webinar that will explore how moving your supply chain to the cloud can:

  • Decrease the time, effort and cost required to detect and manage changes in OEM production schedules
  • Seamlessly connect every supply chain stakeholder for improved communication and real-time synchronization
  • Lead to lower inventory costs, reduced production downtime, increased supplier shipping performance and more

Plus, see how leading companies are leveraging cloud technology to achieve new high levels of supply chain efficiency and cost reduction.

Noteworthy Insights from The State of Manufacturing Technology, 2015

In a recently published report, the State of Manufacturing Technology released new data pointing to the correlation between cloud technology and innovation, a trend expected to rise over the next five years. Here are some key takeaways as published in today's Forbes article

  • 40% of manufacturers interviewed draw a direct correlation between cloud technologies and their ability to innovate during the next five years
  • 66% of manufacturers say that cloud technologies have already improved insights into their business
  • 93% of manufacturers are using consumer tablets in their manufacturing operations
  • 90% of manufacturers interviewed said that data security improved with the adoption of professionally managed cloud solutions.
  • 81% of manufacturers say that having a scalable, secure cloud platform improved mobile access to data.
  • 74% have better process integration with external stakeholders as a result of adopting cloud applications. Manufacturers mentioned other process-integration benefits of cloud applications, such as enabling on-boarding suppliers more efficiently, tracking and maintaining equipment, and more effectively managing facilities.
  • 77% expect to increase plant or enterprise integration investments. The following graphic compares what initiatives manufacturers will be able to undertake in the next five years as a result of cloud technologies:

Are you interested in a cloud-based Supply Chain Network Solution? Harmony, from Activ Technologies, is the first product specifically created to operate and enable the complexities of the supply network.