Leadership - Meet the leaders driving innovation at RFID Global

Diana Hage | co-Chief Executive Officer

hage-diana-video-coverMs. Hage is building the industry’s leading real-time enterprise asset management company, delivering software solutions that drive measurable ROI and business value on a global scale.

Diana led RFID Global to three consecutive years on the Inc 5000 list of fastest growing private companies and to 5x growth, establishing a market leading position in the IoT enterprise software market.

Diana brings extensive corporate and startup experience to guiding this growth stage firm. Prior to her current role, Diana was President, RFID Global; COO, ODIN technologies; Director, IBM Corporate Strategy; Managing Partner, IBM Global Services; and Director, IBM Global Wireless Services.

Ms. Hage holds an MBA from the Darden School of Business and a BA from the University of Virginia. Diana serves on the Board of the RFID Professional Institute and is a member of MindShare, the DC area organization for technology entrepreneurs.

John Kennedy Joseph | Head of Software Delivery

John Kennedy JosephMr. Joseph is responsible for Software Delivery, Data Analy-tics and Customer Support.

Mr. Joseph’s software expertise comes from over 15 years managing, designing and delivering successful IT projects. John is a SCRUM Alliance-certified SCRUM Product Owner with ten years design and development, and eight years project management experience. John has played different roles – from developer to technical lead, and from business systems analyst to onsite program manager for large, e-commerce implementation and Oracle migration projects.

Prior to joining RFID Global, Mr. Joseph worked for Wipro, Phillips, OfficeMax and McFayden Solutions. He holds a Masters degree in Computer Applications from Bharathidasan University and is a PMI-certified project manager.

Terry Alderson | Head of Engineering

Terry AldersonMr. Alderson leads solutions architecture and engineering, with a focus on the Aerospace and Airline industries. Terry’s 16 years at Boeing and 12 years of RFID expertise make him one of the world’s foremost experts in deploying RFID applications in global supply chains.

He has designed and installed solutions for real-time supply chain visibility and Work-in-Process parts and tools tracking across multiple aerospace assembly facilities, ranging from commercial aircraft to rotorcraft to military transport flight lines.

While at Boeing, Terry evaluated and deployed passive RFID and active RTLS systems. Terry also has significant experience in defense, retail and pharmaceutical RFID deployments, having led the deployment of military supply chain solutions, the initial Wal-Mart RFID rollout, and Pharma Jumpstart initiative.

Dennis Landi | Head of Product

Dennis LandiWith 25 years in software engineering management, Dennis Landi is an entre-preneurial, hands-on leader with deep expertise in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle with particular emphasis on UI, Server and Database Archi-tecture.

Mr. Landi is the Technical Lead on Product Development for the firm and a Founder and Director of the IoT Architects Special Interest Group (SIG). Prior to RFID Global, Dennis was Principal and Owner of Allied Data, where he provided software consulting services to companies transitioning to the latest software platforms. Dennis also worked as Senior Enterprise Software Engineer for mindSHIFT Technologies, Chief Architect for ElectronServer.com and Ancient-Atlas.com, and Sr. Software Developer for the US State Dept.

John Brunette | co-Chief Executive Officer

John_BrunetteJoining the firm in 2016 to help scale its worldwide growth, Mr. Brunette brings extensive experience in global wireless data communi-cations.

His focus is on corporate, legal and regulatory admini-stration as the company expands its international footprint.

John has been CEO, EVP and Chief Legal & Administrative Officer for Teleglobe; Chief Legal & Administrative Officer for Iridium Communications; and a Board member of KORE Telematics, the leading provider of managed wireless data solutions for the IoT and M2M industries.

Prior to Teleglobe, John was Assistant General Counsel at MCI and a corporate attorney at IBM.  John holds a J.D. and BA from the Catholic University of America.

John Clarke | SVP, Business Development

john-clarke2Mr. Clarke leads the company’s business develop-ment activities, including channel sales and partner management, focused on the data center market.

John brings expertise from leading several of the world’s largest data center deploy-ments and his business development and management expertise in wireless technology startups.

As SVP, Business Operations at Aether Systems, John provided oversight of a $150 million wireless data and mobile solutions company. John organized the company’s business systems for IPO, managed acquisitions and divestitures, and oversaw the firm’s legal, real estate and network operations.

He held executive and consulting positions with CorrectRx, Tresys and RDA. John began his career at Northrop Grumman, developing solid state RF modules for airborne fire control radar systems. John holds an MBA from Loyola College and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Clarkson.

Christine Hopman | Sr. Director, Sales & Marketing

Christine HopmanWith over 20 years of Sales and Marketing experience, Ms. Hopman leads our global marketing and communica-tions efforts, sets Federal and DoD sales strategies, manages the implementation of RFID solutions, and assists our customers in achieving their business goals.

Prior to joining RFID Global, Christine spent eight years in Sales and Marketing at Savi Technology, an RFID technology provider. Christine worked for GTSI, a $1B provider of IT solutions and services for four years, where she was responsible for setting Marketing, Product Management and Sales strategies for partners such as Apple, Dell, IBM and Unisys. Christine also worked with McBride & Associates and Decision Support Solutions (DSS), responsible for Contract Management, Product Marketing, Sales and Channel/ Vendor Relations.

Christine holds a BS in Business Management from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Janet Anderson | Head of Accounting

Janet AndersonMs. Anderson manages the company’s financial and administrative operations. Janet brings over twenty years’ experience in accounting, corporate administration and human resources management to her role.

Janet’s prior experience in-cludes accounting management in a diverse set of industries. She has been Finance Manager for G2SF, Inc. and a Project Comptroller for BTG, both government contractors. Janet has been the Accounting Manager for a computer retailer; Accounts Payable manager for AFCEA, a non-profit entity; and provided accounting services to a legal firm, commercial real estate firm, several property management businesses and a Virginia winery, among other clients.

Ms. Anderson holds a BS in Accounting from James Madison University.