Seth Patin, Founder and CEO
Since starting his career at a supply chain software vendor, RedPrairie (now Blue Yonder), over 15 years ago, Seth has worked in several roles as a technology vendor, customer, and consultant, eventually founding Accelogix in 2012.
As Accelogix developed into a premier provider of logistics operations and technology services, Seth’s experience in distribution operations and his vision for a better approach to human/computer interaction led him to also found LogistiVIEW in 2014, a pioneer and leader in software automation.
Seth lives in the Raleigh, North Carolina area with his wife and three daughters.
2019 Milwaukee School of Engineering Distinguished Alumnus
2020 Triangle Business Journal – CEO of the Year
Watch Seth’s recent interview with IndustrialSage about COVID-19’s impact on supply chains and business operations
Ryan Kirklewski, Chief Operating Officer
Ryan started his career at RedPrairie in 2004 working in Product Development. He led onshore and offshore teams that implemented new features for the 2006.1 and 2006.2 versions of the RedPrairie Warehouse Management System (WMS). In 2006, he moved into Implementation Services where he worked his way up from Software Engineer to Senior Project Lead. He has led projects for Georgia Pacific, xpedx, Wegman’s Food Markets, and BuySeasons.com. Ryan also contributed to many other projects during his time at RedPrairie including Best Buy, Amway, Bare Escentuals, Proctor and Gamble, Technicolor, and Dick Blick Art Supplies, among others.
In 2013, Ryan joined Accelogix as a Managing Consultant, helping to expand the company into a new Milwaukee office and building an experienced team of senior JDA implementation consultants. In 2014, he was named Practice Director of JDA Consulting and given responsibility for the delivery of all JDA solutions. From 2015 to 2020, Ryan led the services team as Head of Operations through significant growth while sustaining the quality and personal service Accelogix clients value. As Chief Growth Officer, Ryan oversees operations for all services and products delivered by Accelogix, including system implementation, operational consulting, managed private cloud hosting, and enterprise software development.
Ryan holds a Master’s degree in Computing and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with a Business minor, both from Marquette University. He currently lives in Waukesha, WI with his wife and two sons.
Michael Enright, Chief Financial Officer
Mike joined Accelogix in 2017. He leverages his successful executive experience in midsize company finance and management to help set the strategic course as well as manage all financial systems and controls. His prior work experiences include navigating a biometric staffing company to a profitable global CRO as CFO before his appointment as President. As President of the global oncology CRO, Mike led his team through two acquisitions and a successful exit.
John Stikes, Vice President, Automation
John is a 20-year Supply Chain executive with a background in technology engineering and operations in the areas of global logistics, supply chain optimization and warehousing and distribution solution design. He has held leadership positions at global 3PL company DB Schenker, Walmart and John Lang LaSalle where he managed the ATS portfolio for Amazon.
John is currently the Vice President of Automation at Accelogix where his team designs flexible automation and robotics solutions to predictably incorporate new processes and technology into each client’s digital transformation journey.
Chris Positano, Vice President, Operations
Chris started his career in 2000 as a software engineer implementing a global Order to Cash Data Warehouse to support an Oracle ERP and a global Supply Chain Data Warehouse for Motorola. This was followed with the implementation of a Financial Planning Cube at Motorola. In 2006 Chris transitioned to RedPrairie as a Software Engineer and was eventually promoted to a Senior Project Leader.
During his tenure at RedPrairie, Chris led over 20 implementations, most of the time focusing on the pharmaceutical industry, with customers such as Alcon Labs, Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc., DDN, Ciba Vision, Vistakon, and Johnson and Johnson. Chris has made it his goal to design and develop optimal WMS solutions that can help the pharmaceutical industry succeed under new compliance laws and ePedigree.
Chris joined Accelogix in 2013 as a Senior Project Leader and was promoted to Managing Consultant in 2014 and Technical Director in 2015. At Accelogix he continues to focus on the pharmaceutical industry with customers such as MD Logistics and Pharmaceutical Associates.
Diane Jordan, Vice President, Product Strategy and Process Improvement
Diane is a seasoned process improvement expert, implementation specialist, and project manager in the WMS/TMS/TE space. She has many years of experience leading large, multi-site implementations for Fortune 1000 companies in the retail, redistribution, CPG, apparel, 3PL, and DTC industry verticals. Her past project roles have included system design, process improvement recommendations, warehouse layout and slotting, data analysis, system configuration / testing, and implementation support.
In her role at Accelogix, she brings a unique expertise and focus in merging system design with business process while helping with the culture change management that is required during implementation of WMS systems and distribution optimization.