Steve is a software product management and marketing expert, with more than 25 years of experience exclusively in the software industry. He has worked in a myriad of vertical industry domains and software solutions including J2EE middleware, information lifecycle management and finance solutions. Steve joined Systech after over ten years in IBM’s Software Group. While at IBM, Steve was recognized twice with a President’s Volunteer Service Award for his dedicated service to several charitable organizations. He was selected to President’s Club at Princeton Softech (later acquired by IBM) for his contributions to the organization.
Dr. Avi Chaudhuri spearheads Systech’s brand protection technological development and expansion. In this role, he is responsible for harnessing and evolving the company’s tech potential to enable customers to fight the ongoing threat of counterfeiting.
Prior to joining Systech, Chaudhuri designed and deployed serialization, traceability and brand protection programs for some of the largest companies in the world. He introduced the concept of mass serialization to the Indian pharmaceutical industry, allowing patients to authenticate their drug purchases via a national SMS program. Chaudhuri has also authored several manuscripts and white papers on technology solutions to combat counterfeiting which have had significant impact on shaping public policy and protecting consumers.
Sean O’Hearen, is the Managing Consultant for Brand Protection at Excellis Health Solutions. Sean has expertise in Brand Protection providing strategy, business planning, operations and communications to support global business stakeholders and brand protection professionals. He brings 30-plus years of business and leadership experience, including expertise in management, business development, marketing, operations, project management and data and analytics.
Originally aired 11/12/2019