Verlin YoudSVP Americas, Ariadne
Verlin is a global retail technology solution executive with 25 years of successful retail industry and technology solution experience. He is currently SVP Americas for Ariadne, a successful European based start-up now focused on growth in the Americas. Ariadne delivers real-time, high-accuracy, privacy-protecting customer and crowd analytics generated in physical locations. Verlin has held senior executive positions at a number of innovative solution providers, including Theatro, Verizon, SCOPIX, SAP, Motorola, Systech Retail Solutions, and IBM. He has held leadership roles in Sales, Business Development, Customer Success, Partners/Channels, Marketing, Product Management, Product Development & Support. Verlin holds a BS in Finance from Brigham Young University, and an MBA from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He resides with his family in North Carolina where he is active in local community groups, activities and charitable organizations, including the Retail Orphan Initiative (https://www.retailroi.org/) where is enjoys focusing on initiatives in Haiti, his second home. All opinions expressed by Verlin are his own, and not those of a current or prior employer.