Chief Executive Officer
In addition to his role as CEO, Yuri created the core technology behind KaChing!. Previously he was CIO at Vega Capital, Principal Engineer at Xerox PARC, and managed engineering teams at several startups, including Wavespan, Cognisign, and Visuvi. He holds an MBA from Haas School of Business (Haas Venture Fellow), an M.Sc. Mathematics summa cum laude from Kiev University, and is a CFA charterholder.
Chief Operating Officer
Gary is a seasoned veteran of the grocery and drug industry. He was a founding officer of Webvan.com, raising $431 million in the largest IPO of any start-up company at the time. Prior to Webvan, Gary was SVP and officer at American Stores, VP Distribution at Lucky Stores and Smart & Final, and Director of Operations at United Grocers. He has also served on the Board of eRide and on the Advisory Boards of Quaker Oats, Dallas Systems, and Munibox.
Chief Scientific Officer
Dr. Lenny Kontsevich brings expertise in technology innovation and user experience. He holds an M.Sc. in Computer Science and Ph.D. in physics and mathematics from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. He worked for more than 20 years in academia in the areas of cognitive neuroscience, human and computer vision. Later he held senior research positions in a number of startups, most recently at Leap Motion.
Michael Calbert, Member, Head of Retail, KKR
Bob Graham, CIO, BevMo!
Brad Barnhorn, CPG Boardmember and Advisor
Jim Elliott, ISC Retail