Former Cisco Executive to Drive Strategic Initiatives to Maximize Technology and Solutions Impact for Red River’s Customers, Partners and Employees
CLAREMONT, N.H. and RESTON, Va., – October 15, 2019 – Red River, a technology transformation company, announced today that Tim Rod has been named Chief Technology Officer. Rod will leverage his more than 25 years of IT industry experience to champion the next phase of technology innovation and growth at Red River.
“Tim is a highly experienced, visionary leader who will be a tremendous asset in driving technology transformation for all our stakeholders – customers, partners and employees,” said Red River CEO and Chairman Rick Bolduc. “His unique blend of technology and business expertise will help us build and nurture industry relationships as well as identify and develop solutions for our customers.”
Rod comes to Red River from Cisco, where he was responsible for identifying and executing go-to-market strategies for its $13B Customer Experience (CX) division. In that role, he worked with cross-functional teams and executive leadership to grow and evolve Cisco’s business. Before his role with Cisco CX, Rod led global relationships between Cisco and its converged infrastructure and storage partners, including supporting business development, technical strategy, innovation, collaboration and engineering alignment.
Prior to Cisco, Rod worked in technology leadership roles with well know organizations like Hyatt, Fontainebleau Resorts and Global Technology Resources, Inc. (GTRI) – where he was CTO and CIO with strategy, resource and budget responsibilities. Rod is a military veteran, holds a Professional Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, an MBA from Tulane University, with a double concentration in both Finance and IT, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, also from Tulane.
“Red River has a remarkable track record of helping its customers cut costs, increase productivity and improve collaboration. I look forward to building on that success to deliver the innovation necessary to meet the ever-evolving needs of our stakeholders,” said Rod.