Our leadership team
With decades of combined experience, LeanDNA’s leaders are on a mission to equip the modern-day supply chain team with advanced analytics for radically improved performance and results.
The LeanDNA executive team is dedicated to growing and developing as a team and has recently taken the initiative to undergo the Manager 360 program for continuous improvement.
Olivier GachotChief Revenue Officer Read more
Roy ShamirChief Technology Officer Read more
John EckmanChief Financial Officer Read more
Jordan SlabaughChief Marketing Officer Read more
Daniel TaylorVice President of Customer Success Read more
Jeanmarie RustHead of People Operations Read more
Harrison WellsVice President of Professional Services Read more
Tim HiersDirector of Technical Delivery Read more
Richard LebovitzPresident and CEO
Richard is a Pro to Know. He is the founder and CEO of LeanDNA, a cloud-based actionable intelligence platform, built by lean experts with powerful analytics and best practices operational dashboards.
Prior to LeanDNA, Richard was the founder and CEO of Austin-based Factory Logic, Inc. (acquired by SAP), which he started in 1997. He built Factory Logic into a leading provider of software that models the Toyota Production System and won the Shingo Prize for Manufacturing Excellence in 2001. His unique experience bridges the world of shop-floor manufacturing and supply chain with on-demand analytical tools to support analysis and lean execution. He led lean conversion projects in 15 countries that converted traditional enterprises to Lean manufacturing. Richard is also a board member of the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME).
Olivier GachotChief Revenue Officer
Olivier is the CRO of LeanDNA with extensive experience in leading enterprise sales organizations at some of the top companies in Austin as well as the Bay Area. Previously, he was CEO at Communo where he scaled the sales organization and implemented their successful go-to-market strategy. At Lombardi Software, he served as EVP of Worldwide Sales, Channels & Alliances leading them from a small start-up to a successful acquisition by IBM. As Chief Revenue Office for Spredfast , Olivier achieved record growth and a successful exit to Vista Equity Partners. He has also held CRO at various SaaS companies in the Bay area and overseas. Olivier holds a Master of Science in Computer Science and dual citizenship in France and the U.S.
Roy ShamirChief Technology Officer
Roy is a problem solver. He takes pride in assembling first-class engineering teams and building world-class software that performs well, scales easily, and solves real-world problems. Roy is deeply invested in the success of LeanDNA’s customers, guiding his teams to be forward-thinking as they resolve challenges effectively and continuously develop LeanDNA, the most advanced supply chain analytics platform in the world.
John EckmanChief Financial Officer
John has over 30 years of experience in finance. John’s deep expertise in finance and business has helped him build successful companies ranging in industries as diverse as tech, private equity, and medical device design. As CFO, John helped grow OutBound Engine and Packet Design and led them through successful exits. John also co-founded the medical device company SpineSelect which drove better patient outcomes through spinal technologies.
Jordan SlabaughChief Marketing Officer
Jordan Slabaugh is the Chief Marketing Officer at LeanDNA where she oversees marketing and go-to-market strategies to enable global manufacturers to discover the value of inventory optimization and execution solutions for today’s dynamic supply chain.
Jordan has nearly 20 years of marketing, communications, and leadership experience across disruptive Enterprise SaaS companies and global marketing agencies. She joined LeanDNA after serving as Chief Marketing Officer at Bloomfire where she led go to market growth efforts to double the company’s revenue and a successful growth investment purchase. Prior to Bloomfire, she led the Edelman Digital Marketing Southwest U.S. practice and held marketing leadership roles at high-growth SaaS companies including Wayin, Spredfast, and Convio.
Daniel TaylorVice President of Customer Success
Daniel listens—to customers, prospects, and the teams he leads. He’s constantly trying to better understand how to have a positive impact on the people and companies he influences. His focus is squarely on their goals and how he can serve as a guide toward reaching them. Daniel has deep expertise in both lean manufacturing and supply chain, which equips him to drive improvement for customers and the LeanDNA solution itself. As a leader, Daniel fosters transparency, accountability, and collaboration to steer his teams toward daily improvement.
Jeanmarie RustHead of People Operations
Jeanmarie is a builder. She has been in Human Resources for more than 25 years. Her experience ranges from the semiconductor and consumer website industries all the way to enterprise software companies. Jeanmarie was the People Leader at Indeed for the first six years and scaled it from 6 employees to over 1,000 people before leaving for an expat program in Penang, Malaysia for two years. She builds teams by recruiting and developing strong leaders in R&D, technical delivery teams, customer success, marketing, and sales organizations. Her philosophy of working hard/ play hard and promoting from within has fueled growth from small companies to large and successful acquisitions.
Harrison WellsVice President of Professional Services
Harrison has more than 25 years of experience in engineering and supply chain. He is a thought leader in the practical application of advanced supply chain theory. His Professional Services team partners with LeanDNA’s customers to help them leverage the advanced features LeanDNA has to offer.
Harrison has significant experience in industries managing complex builds including aerospace, automotive, and commercial vehicles. Prior to working at LeanDNA, Harrison was a Corporate Supply Chain Director at one of LeanDNA’s earliest customers and enjoys sharing the insights he gained using the software. In addition to supply chain management, Harrison has expertise in value stream mapping, value engineering, and product development. He excels at viewing processes from different perspectives to identify and remove hidden costs throughout the value stream.
Tim HiersDirector of Technical Delivery
Tim puts the deliver in delivery – with extensive experience in data technologies, integrations, information technology, and customer support, he understands the connections and processes needed to enable robust customer value. Tim prides himself on building teams with industry-leading knowledge of customer data and methodologies that provide rapid resolution to complex technical issues.