With more than 25 years of experience in enterprise software and technology, Rod is responsible for expanding Agilysys' business in Asia. With a keen focus on the value chain, Rod strives to help businesses in the region run better and improve their performance.
Prior to joining Agilysys, Rod served as regional vice president, Asia, at WiseTech Global. While there, he developed and executed new go-to-market strategies and led the efforts to expand the business in Asia. He established operations in Japan and increased the company's presence and market share in South East Asia and China. Rod also served as general manager for Asia Pacific at Kewill, responsible for all aspects of Kewill's integrated business in Asia. He worked at SAP serving as general manager for consumer industries, Asia Pacific and Japan. In this role, he was responsible for the industry business unit (IBU), development, sales, services, ONE Service (global services, active global support, cloud delivery, mobile services, solution and knowledge packaging), global partner operations, and marketing and communications.
Prior to joining SAP, Rod served as executive vice president and managing director at RedPrairie Asia, now JDA Software. In this role, he enabled aggressive growth of RedPrairie's business in Asia Pacific, expanding RedPrairie's market share and brand awareness throughout the region. Rod holds a Master of Business Administration from Deakin University in Victoria, Australia.