Stuart Mitchell brings wide ranging experience to OneView Commerce as he spearheads the company's efforts in developing both sales and delivery channels and as a member of the OneView Commerce Board of Directors. Stuart’s most recent corporate role was CFO and Executive in charge of the Store Business Unit at retail software company NSB Retail Systems. Under his leadership, the company was able to weather the downturn of 2001 and return to strong organic growth reporting earnings increases in each of the four years commencing in 2004. Realizing that consolidation was becoming ever more important, he was able to guide the sale of NSB at a significant premium in 2007.
An experienced executive in finance and general management, Stuart brings a global view of companies and markets, having acquired and participated in the management of businesses in the UK, North America, Europe and the Far East. He has been involved with early stage growth companies, turnarounds, industry consolidations and sale situations, and has served as a board member on a number of public and private companies spanning a range of industries.
Stuart’s background prior to NSB was in finance spending his first 11 years with PWC, principally in their New York office, and thereafter as CFO at publicly listed companies. He graduated with a Masters degree in Finance from the University of Auckland. Professional designations include Chartered Accountant (New Zealand) and Certified Public Accountant (USA).
Linda Palanza is Chief Executive Officer and is also a member of the Board of Directors. She is responsible for overseeing that the company’s vision and strategic initiatives are implemented in all divisions. She also is actively involved in the day-to-day operations of sales, marketing, development and services. Linda is responsible for all of the company’s strategic business partnerships.
Prior to OVC, Linda held the position of Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Development of German software provider GK Software AG where she managed the launch of the GK/Retail product into North America. Prior to GK, Linda headed up Sales and Marketing for the POS and CRM products at NSB Retail Systems. During her time with NSB, she closed numerous opportunities and was actively involved in improving client relations. Previous to NSB, she held management positions at Triversity (SAP Retail) and Geac’s SmartStream business unit. For 10 years from 1990, Linda was President of ABT, guiding the company from start up to its eventual sale to Geac Enterprise Systems. ABT developed and sold an Order Management solution into the retail supplier market. Earlier in her career, she held roles as Director of Development at Software 2000 (Infinium) and as a developer and implementation specialist at American Software. Linda majored in Computer Science with a minor in Business Administration at Washington State University.
Chief Executive Officer
Leveraging more than 20 years in information technology marketing, Lexy Johnson is responsible for defining and expanding OneView's market position. Lexy leads a cross-functional team who develop growth strategies, streamline delivery execution to maximize profits, drive engagement, success and retention, and lead brand and communications strategy. Working as a market development consultant for more than a decade, Lexy gained expertise with a wide-range of software, hardware, and services companies -- ranging from start ups to global entities -- developing and launching go-to-market strategies, product rollout plans,
media events and tactical marketing objectives.
Prior to consulting, Lexy managed corporate communications at Lawson Software where she was responsible for the development and execution of an integrated market development plan including advertising, direct mail, public relations, collateral, trade shows and events. This plan was an integral component of the aggressive strategy to grow revenues three-fold in under three years. Once the company reached that milestone, Lexy became a founding member of Lawson’s new healthcare division that spear-headed the company’s highly successful launch into vertical markets. Prior to Lawson, she worked at Infinium (formerly Software 2000) developing and executing marketing communications strategies to support new product rollouts and the company’s launch into international markets. Lexy holds a bachelor’s degree from Adelphi University.
SVP, Global Marketing & Delivery
Abhijit Killedar brings 15 years of expertise in product development, implementation and support as OneView’s SVP of Product Management. His extensive work creating and managing product development and support teams worldwide allows him to guide the product strategy at OneView with strong cross-departmental synergies.
Prior to OneView, Abhijit was the director of product support and product manager at Reflexis Systems a privately held retail software provider with more than 80 clients and 300 employees. In that role, Abhijit held dual accountability for managing enterprise production clients and managing the product development of specific workforce management products. In addition, Abhijit specialized in working directly with Fortune 100 clients to solve business challenges by aligning the Reflexis product offerings to individual client needs.
Abhijit also brings extensive technical skill to his role having developed products using JAVA/J2EE and related technologies. While at Reflexis, Abhijit created SaaS/Cloud model for the organization and developed processes for effective customer management. Abhijit began his career as a programmer analyst at Techlead Software Engineering and held a series of development positions within the company. Abhijit holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from University of Pune, INDIA.
SVP, Product Management