We were behind the world’s first online information platform, and the world’s first cloud e-commerce platform. Now Rezolve brings you the first instant mobile engagement platform. We’re taking retailing into a new era of customer engagement, instant payments and endless possibilities. The Rezolve journey began in 2007 and was conceived by entrepreneur and eCommerce veteran Dan Wagner, founder of pioneering technology companies online information database MAID/Dialog and Cloud eCommerce pioneer Venda.
With the support of the Rezolve management team, combining expert knowledge and decades of collective experience in commerce and payment technologies, Rezolve’s vision is to create a seamless experience across all purchase channels in an always-connected digital landscape where consumers are constantly on the move.
The Rezolve Team
CHAIRMAN AND CEO
Dan is an eCommerce veteran and serial entrepreneur. Prior to the World Wide Web, at the age of 20, Dan created the first online information service M.A.I.D. decades before the internet was commercialized and built the business into the global market leader, when it was sold to Thomson Reuters. Dan’s second company (Venda) was a pioneer in enterprise eCommerce and was founded in 1998. Venda created a cloud or on demand commerce platform that went on to run major retail customers’ eCommerce sites (including Lands End, Tesco, BooHoo, TJX Companies, Nieman Marcus and many more) and was sold to Oracle in 2014 after becoming European market leader.
Richard is a Chartered Management Account with 28 years’ accounting experience. He spent 21 years with Arcadia Group, including 16 years as Director of Treasury, Card Services and Payment and three years as number two to the Group Finance Director, with seven years serving on the Board of Directors. Richard has experience of multiple acquisitions and disposals, raising in excess of $2.5bn of debt over 20 years and managing multiple functions across a $3bn turnover FMCG business.
CEO PRODUCTS, TECHNOLOGY, AND DIGITAL SERVICES
Sauvik brings to Rezolve more than 22 years of experience in senior roles in technology, digital product, and omni channel commerce. His most recent role was as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Tata Group. He was also the founding CTO of TataCLiQ, the e-commerce marketplace. Prior to that, he held various management positions with companies including SAP, Accenture and Infosys.
Dr. Salman Ahmad
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
Salman brings more than 20 years of combined experience in mobile software technology and applications, as well as Web and server technologies. Previously, Salman was the CTO and co-founder of Kenja Corp, an enterprise workflow platform. Prior to that, at Picsel Technologies. Salman earned a 1st Class Honours degree in computer science and a doctorate in 3D graphics and AI, both from Loughborough University, UK.
CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER AND GM EMEA
Peter is an experienced international leader and corporate executive-turned-entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in the digital, financial and mobile services and information technology sectors. He has held a number of strategic, executive roles in a wide range of businesses, including CEO ClickandBuy, SVP Deutsche Telekom Payments, President Hypercom EMEA, etc.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, CHINA
Arthur is a thought leader on the convergence of technology and the China market. As Managing Director, he is successfully bringing global organizations to the China market, resulting in exponential growth. With a vast network across multiple industries, Arthur is able to bridge the cultural divides by fostering win-win partnerships.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, INDIA
Sunder has held leadership roles for over 26 years in Sales and Marketing with companies such as Adobe, Hindustan Unilever, VISA, SAP, WIPRO and Infosys. He is considered a pioneer in Data Driven Operating Models (DDOM) in B2B marketing in India. He is a recognized speaker in industry forums such as ASSOCHAM, NASSCOM and CII. His views on marketing have been quoted by publications such as Forbes, The Economic Times, Mint, The Drum, Times of India and Hindu Business Line.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, KOREA
Born in Korea and raised in France, Sungwook has over 25 years of retail and marketing experience in both Europe and Asia. He has developed his skills working for world leading companies such as Louis Vuitton, Roger Dubuis, Audi and Porsche Design but also strengthened his business skills by managing consumer goods brands such as Zwilling JA Henckels, Fogal and Cross.
PRESIDENT, GLOBAL COMMERCE
Mark is an expert commercial leader with 25 years experience bringing technology to life for retailers, brands and financial institutions globally. Focusing on strategic partnerships, business development and M&A Marks’ past successes include a leadership role, as Chief Commercial Officer, in the successful IPO of Attraqt (LSE: ATQT) a business Mark joined at its inception.
DIRECTOR, BUSINESS AFFAIRS
Tony is a global visionary with a keen eye for businesses that change the status quo. Tony brings his profound knowledge on both private and public sectors to the management of Rezolve. Former Chairman of Panmure Gordon stockbrokers and President of Europe for Pacific Telesis, Tony also has had exceptional experience in chairing the NHS Trust and being Chief Operating Officer to The Conservative Party until 2014.
Our Board of Directors
NON-EXECUTIVE DEPUTY CHAIRMAN
Anthony is a serial entrepreneur, investor and board leader with more than 35 years’ experience, in more than 30 tech ventures around the world, from foundation to flotation. Ant has been an early-stage investor in tens of businesses, including lastminute.com, GoAmerica, and Silicon.com. He has also built and floated businesses on the LSE, NASDAQ and several secondary markets.
Sir David Wright GCMG LVO
Sir David is the UK’s former ambassador to both the Republic of Korea and Japan. During his distinguished career he was Vice-Chairman of Barclays, Private Secretary to HRH The Prince of Wales and the first CEO of British Trade International, subsequently UK Trade and Investment. Sir David’s unique experience is extremely helpful to Rezolve both in Asia and elsewhere.
Dr. Steve Perry
Steve is an experienced Executive in Retail Financial Services and Digital Payments, He was at Visa for 25 years, firstly as Head of Strategy, then Chief Financial Officer, over 15 years as Chief Commercial Officer, and more recently as Chief Digital Officer Steve retired from Visa in December 2015. An economist by training, Steve has broad experience as a Director and Chairman of UK and European Boards.
Dr. Derek Smith
Derek brings a wealth of experience providing strategic advice to a variety of international companies, from start-ups to large enterprises. He began his career as an academic, with a BA and Phd in Economics from the University of Nottingham. He then spent 16 years with The Economist in various leadership roles, including President of Asia Pacific, and more recently Smith has served as a consultant, advisor and board member for a number of small and medium sized businesses.
John brings significant experience to the Rezolve board, having been the managing director of several businesses, including BMW (GB) Ltd, Volvo GB, Volkswagen/Audi, Grundig (Great Britain) Ltd, and Hasselblad (US and UK). He studied law and economics at the London School of Economics and marketing at the Institute of Marketing. He is also an alumni of the British and American program in marketing management at the Harvard Business School.
Justin King CBE
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL ADVISOR
Justin is currently Vice Chairman of Terrafirma, where he acts as an adviser to the General Partner and non-executive Director of Marks and Spencer. Justin sits on the PIB of PWC and was awarded a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 2011. Prior to this, Justin was the CEO of Sainsbury’s between 2004 and 2014, where he led the business through a major turnaround which led to nine years of profit growth.
Christian is an entrepreneur and investor. He is founder of Apeiron Investment Group, his family office, and merchant banking business. He co-founded Ribopharma, which has $13bn market cap today, and he has raised over $2bn for his portfolio companies. Christian is a significant investor in European fintech companies with a special focus on cryptocurrencies and blockchain-related business models. His biotech companies Atai Life Sciences, Rejuveron and Cambrian are developing cutting edge drugs and technologies to improve health.