Rich Padula is a successful entrepreneur with a background in technology, business process improvement, mobile software and solutions, systems integration and technology education. He is a seasoned executive with extensive experience in start-ups, international expansion and customer satisfaction. Mr. Padula was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Syclo, one of the leading providers of enterprise mobile solutions and led the company thru its successful acquisition by SAP in 2012. He was also Chief Strategy Officer for SAP in 2013 where he provided strategic input for SAP’s mobile platform, mobile applications, mobile security and machine-to-machine, as well as, mobility support across their business suite, industry solutions, HANA and the Cloud.
Matt Chretian is the President and CEO of Intellinetics, a leader in document workflow management systems. He is the co-founder of Intellinetics and a strategic entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in technology sales, consulting and software product life cycle management within the aerospace, public safety, government and select commercial markets. After graduating from The Ohio State University with an emerging degree in 1990, he spent two years in the Fisher College of Business Doctoral Program at Ohio State in computer science to work on his Ph.D. During this period, Mr. Chretian discovered his research would be far too narrow to satisfy his interests and ultimately co-founded Intellinetics in 1994.