LEADING THE REVALIZE REVOLUTION

Leadership Team

Our leadership team brings deep software expertise to all of Revalize’s offerings. They are dedicated to building the most complete commercial operations solution in the market — and a work environment that’s extraordinary in every way.

Jim Contardi

Chief Executive Officer

Jim’s leadership style is molded by more than 30 years of working with and helping grow remarkable teams. With a career in technology, he brings a clear understanding of how to leverage technology to solve problems and improve operations on behalf of customers.

Prior to Revalize, Jim was CEO of AutoQuotes, the leading platform for configuring, pricing, and quoting commercial foodservice equipment, as well as the CEO of Avitru, the developer of AIA MasterSpec and the leading platform for specifying non-residential construction projects.

Previously, Jim spent seven years at FinTech leader First Data Corporation in a series of general management and go-to-market leadership roles. He started his career as a sales rep at IBM and later moved to senior roles at i2 Technologies and SAP.

Jim earned his B.S. in Computer Engineering from Iowa State University and his MBA from Southern Methodist University. He exercises his passion for motorsports and competition as a gentleman sports car racer.

The Revalize Team

Jim Contardi

Chief Executive Officer

Jim Contardi

Chief Executive Officer

Jim’s leadership style is molded by more than 30 years of working with and helping grow remarkable teams. With a career in technology, he brings a clear understanding of how to leverage technology to solve problems and improve operations on behalf of customers.

Prior to Revalize, Jim was CEO of AutoQuotes, the leading platform for configuring, pricing, and quoting commercial foodservice equipment, as well as the CEO of Avitru, the developer of AIA MasterSpec and the leading platform for specifying non-residential construction projects. Previously, Jim spent seven years at FinTech leader First Data Corporation in a series of general management and go-to-market leadership roles. He started his career as a sales rep at IBM and later moved to senior roles at i2 Technologies and SAP.

Jim earned his B.S. in Computer Engineering from Iowa State University and his MBA from Southern Methodist University. He exercises his passion for motorsports and competition as a gentleman sports car racer.

Ryan Asche

Chief Financial Officer

Ryan Asche

Chief Financial Officer

Ryan is a team-oriented leader with a reputation of aligning financial and business metrics to support business strategy and growth. Ryan is passionate about establishing a diverse and collaborative workplace where Revalize employees thrive. Prior to Revalize, Ryan was CFO of AutoQuotes, the leading platform for configuring, pricing, and quoting commercial foodservice equipment.

Prior to that, Ryan was CFO of Rainmaker, a global leader in revenue and profit optimization solutions for the hospitality sector. Ryan also held leadership positions in the financial planning and analysis functions for First Advantage, a workforce solutions company, where he supported all global FP&A activity including business plan development, forecasting, financial analysis, and business strategy. Ryan began his career as an auditor and financial consultant for Aprio, a nationally recognized, CPA-led business advisory firm where he assisted clients in the software and technology sectors.

Ryan holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in accounting from Georgia Southern University. He enjoys golf and beach vacations with his family.

David Demres

Senior Director of Strategic Programs

David Demres

Senior Director of Strategic Programs

David is passionate about building and scaling extraordinary organizations through disciplined execution and strong values alignment. He has a history of leading organizations through periods of high growth and in pursuit of strategic opportunities. At Revalize, David pursues game-changing initiatives and drives alignment across the company.

Prior to Revalize, David was VP of Marketing and Strategic Development at AutoQuotes, where he was responsible for partnerships, acquisitions, and marketing and communications. David has previously worked for the Boston Consulting Group and Yale University, in addition to roles at private equity-backed companies and a career as a triathlete. David earned an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, an MPA from Harvard, and a BA from Yale, where he ran Track and Cross Country. Personally, David has a passion for health and fitness and enjoys exploring the wide world of both mainstream and niche sports.

Francisco Romero

Chief Delivery Officer

Francisco Romero

Chief Delivery Officer

Francisco’s professional career has been centered around high growth businesses and strategic transformation initiatives across various industries and functions but with a focus on technology and operations over the last 15 years. At Revalize he is responsible for the delivery of the company’s extensive portfolio of product and services focused on serving our clients’ needs.

Before joining Revalize, Francisco was Chief Operating Officer at StackPath working on building and running a global Edge delivery Platform. Prior to that he ran IBM’s IaaS cloud business which was the SoftLayer acquisition as well as working on strategic operational and business improvement projects at HP and EDS after having left his consulting years at McKinsey & Co.

Francisco has an MS&E in Materials Science from UT Austin and a B.S in Chemical Engineering from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. He is a passionate golfer, windsurfer, mountain biker and whatever other outdoor activity he finds time to do these days.

Keith Tice

VP of Corporate Development

Keith Tice

VP of Corporate Development

Keith is an established software M&A leader, with acquisition experience in North America, the U.K., and Europe. At Revalize he is focused on executing corporate strategy and committed to bringing together the best teams and products on behalf of customers.

Prior to Revalize, Keith led Corporate Development for Accruent, a leading global provider of facilities management software, where he oversaw strategic planning and M&A. Keith has also served clients at both the Federal and State level during his tenure as a consultant at Deloitte and ICF International. He began his career in the agricultural sector. Keith holds an MBA from the College of William & Mary and a B.S. from Virginia Tech. He is an avid outdoorsman and supporter of the live music scene in Austin, Texas where he resides with his family.

Bryan Howard

VP of Talent and Productivity

Bryan Howard

VP of Talent and Productivity

Bryan is energized by identifying and growing potential in others to help them achieve success for themselves and for Revalize. With a history of strong leadership through periods of change and growth, Bryan drives the company’s people strategy, championing the Revalize values and creating an inclusive, collaborative team focused on world-class productivity.

Before joining Revalize, Bryan served as SVP, Human Resources at Acosta Sales and Marketing, focused on deploying people and technology to connect the world’s biggest brands to their customers. Bryan also served in HR leadership roles in banking with TIAA Bank, EverBank, and JP Morgan Chase, specializing in finding great talent, growing people, and creating high-performing workforces. Bryan earned a BS in Business from University of Florida and an MS in Instructional Systems from Florida State University. He serves on the Board at Children’s Home Society North Florida and enjoys travel, the arts, and culinary adventures.

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A Full Suite of Software Solutions

We have a full suite of software that includes CPQ, design, modeling, simulation, data analytics, and so much more. You’ll find the specialized solution you need to grow and thrive.

A Full Suite of Software Solutions

CPQ

CPQ covers your entire sales-to-production process. Configure products, calculate pricing, send quotes to customers, secure an order, and generate engineering documents.

CPQ

Engineering Simulation

From lighting photometrics to fluid dynamics, our engineering simulation tools help engineers and designers efficiently develop solutions for products and applications.

Engineering Simulation