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Wyatt Kapastin
CEO & Managing Partner
Wyatt is passionate about envisioning and creating transformative human experiences through the application of technology. When working with Productive Edge clients, Wyatt’s objective is to help them discover new and better operating models and create differentiated ways to engage with their customers.
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Wyatt is passionate about envisioning and creating transformative human experiences through the application of technology. When working with Productive Edge clients, Wyatt’s objective is to help them discover new and better operating models and create differentiated ways to engage with their customers.

Wyatt has been delivering game-changing digital solutions for over 20 years. Prior to co-founding Productive Edge with Joel Livet in 2008, he held leadership roles in five start-up companies and in the open source group at Sears Holdings. At Productive Edge, Wyatt strives to apply and further the best of what he has learned to deliver solutions that exceed client expectations and stand the test of time. Wyatt is proud of the exceptional caliber and quality of Productive Edge associates and the work they produce, and he strives to create a culture in which their skills and talents can flourish.

Wyatt graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science from The College of William and Mary in 1998.
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Joel Livet
MANAGING PARTNER
Joel Livet led teams developing enterprise software for more than 15 years before co-founding Productive Edge with Wyatt Kapastin. His goal in founding Productive Edge is to advance the state of the art, making enterprise software development more customer-focused, faster, better managed, and with provable benefits to the business.
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Joel Livet led teams developing enterprise software for more than 15 years before co-founding Productive Edge with Wyatt Kapastin. His goal in founding Productive Edge is to advance the state of the art, making enterprise software development more customer-focused, faster, better managed, and with provable benefits to the business. Joel is involved in all aspects of the business at Productive Edge. He pays special attention to managing Productive Edge’s network of teams based around the world, as well as recruiting new team members. Joel also helps keep the toolkit used by Productive Edge up to date by leading the assessment and use of the latest technology in customer projects. Before Productive Edge, Joel served as an IT Director for Sears, Roebuck and Sears Holdings. He led development teams totaling more than 200 people, with annual budgetary responsibility of more than $20 million. Joel has a total of 12 years experience with Sears, 3 years as a support engineer for Microsoft, and 10 years at National Tire Wholesale.
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Dave Pellissier
EVP, Operations & Delivery
Dave has been in the technology industry for over 23 years. After starting his career as a programmer and consultant, Dave has spent the past 17 years in technology leadership positions, with a focus on delivery.
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Dave has been in the technology industry for over 23 years. After starting his career as a programmer and consultant, Dave has spent the past 17 years in technology leadership positions, with a focus on delivery. His passion is leadership development and developing strong company cultures that revolve around execution, discipline, and innovation. His approach at Productive Edge has been to empower and develop leaders in the organization in order to maintain a lean and practical approach to delivering quality technology solutions and services.
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Raheel Retiwalla
EVP, Strategy & Business Development
Raheel leads Productive Edge’s digital strategy execution, emerging technology evolution, and oversees our global sales team. Raheel is an early evangelist of digital transformation and has guided numerous Fortune 500 organizations in their effort to transform their business.
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Raheel leads Productive Edge’s digital strategy execution, emerging technology evolution, and oversees our global sales team. Raheel is an early evangelist of digital transformation and has guided numerous Fortune 500 organizations in their effort to transform their business. Raheel’s background includes deep client-lead expertise in IoT/Smart Services, Big Data, AI, Blockchain & Core Networks.
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Tim Arnold
Solutions Director, Mobile & IoT
Tim partners with a wide variety of businesses. From startups to enterprise clients, he and his team guide clients towards building the right product, using the right technology. He has a great passion for mobile and IoT solutions and their ability to have such a personal impact to the everyday lives of the end users they touch.
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Tim partners with a wide variety of businesses. From startups to enterprise clients, he and his team guide clients towards building the right product, using the right technology. He has a great passion for mobile and IoT solutions and their ability to have such a personal impact to the everyday lives of the end users they touch. One of the aspects Tim has liked most throughout his years with Productive Edge has been building teams that can dive deep from one industry problem into the next, roll up their sleeves, and join forces to create unique, well-designed, and impactful digital experiences.
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Tom DiCicco
Client Director
Tom has been an integral part of Productive Edge’s growth, spending the past 8 years focused on building and fostering strong, long-standing partnerships with clients.
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Tom has been an integral part of Productive Edge’s growth, spending the past 8 years focused on building and fostering strong, long-standing partnerships with clients. Tom’s focus and passion is working with clients to educate them on tech awareness, and grow Productive Edge’s organization in Chicago and around the world with technology and strategic services to constantly keep them ahead of the competition. In addition to client partner relations, Tom leads all marketing, PR, and strategic partner initiatives.
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May Tee
Delivery Director, Digital & DXP
May is a seasoned IT leader with experience managing large, complex initiatives that leverage global, distributed teams. She is a creative problem solver, a dynamic leader, and is excellent at bridging the gap between technology and business.
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May is a seasoned IT leader with experience managing large, complex initiatives that leverage global, distributed teams. She is a creative problem solver, a dynamic leader, and is excellent at bridging the gap between technology and business. May has been in this industry for 20 years and has worked in many different realms, including Digital Transformation, Content Management and Custom Application development. She is a strong leader and excels at leading both direct and matrixed teams.
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Ellie DiCianni
Human Resources Director
Ellie cultivates a rewarding employee experience as the foundation for growing a business and providing the best customer experience. Building and maintaining trust with every member of the team is key.
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Ellie cultivates a rewarding employee experience as the foundation for growing a business and providing the best customer experience. Building and maintaining trust with every member of the team is key. Her passion for problem-solving, collaboration, and team management has led to a multifaceted role at Productive Edge, with Human Resources at the center. Ellie is a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
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Tanner Morris
Director of Recruiting
Tanner is an employer branding specialist & has been a leading technical recruiter in the Chicago area.
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Tanner is an employer branding specialist & has been a leading technical recruiter in the Chicago area. With a diverse background in startups and fortune 500 companies Tanner has built a wealth of knowledge in the world of recruiting. He often works with universities and local schools to discuss the latest hiring trends in the market.
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Will Rolloff
Delivery Director, Microsoft Technologies
Will Rolloff is a technical leader, architect and software development professional with over 15 years of experience. He leads a global team of consultants across all functional disciplines to deliver custom enterprise solutions.
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Will Rolloff is a technical leader, architect and software development professional with over 15 years of experience. He leads a global team of consultants across all functional disciplines to deliver custom enterprise solutions. Will specializes in custom enterprise solutions built on the Microsoft technology stack, including web, client-server, mobile and cloud-native applications. He leads delivery for solutions built on .Net, Sitecore Digital Experience Platform, Coveo Enterprise Search and Azure.
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Carmen Bertucci
Delivery Director, EDGE XP
Carmen brings cutting-edge ideas to life for large-scale digital and physical installations at arenas and observatories worldwide. His passion for virtual reality and interactive experiences helps elevate customer experiences for all experiential clients.
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Carmen brings cutting-edge ideas to life for large-scale digital and physical installations at arenas and observatories worldwide. His passion for virtual reality and interactive experiences helps elevate customer experiences for all experiential clients. Carmen brings 20 years of technology and business leadership to Productive Edge with a specialty in Business Analysis and Project Management.
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Kate Ford
Finance Manager
Kate oversees the reporting and analysis, budgeting, treasury, accounts payable and accounts receivable functions. Throughout her finance career, she has consistently focused on improving financial processes and reporting.
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Kate oversees the reporting and analysis, budgeting, treasury, accounts payable and accounts receivable functions. Throughout her finance career, she has consistently focused on improving financial processes and reporting. Kate has worked in diverse industries, but regardless of industry she is drawn to organizations that are entrepreneurial and passionate in their respective fields. She is excited to be a part of Productive Edge as it enters its next decade of excellence.
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Maria Konshina
Minsk Office Director
Maria leads all of the administrative activities of the Productive Edge Minsk office. She has worked at PE since the inception of the Minsk office, and she works diligently to keep the culture and team growing in Minsk.

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Maria leads all of the administrative activities of the Productive Edge Minsk office. She has worked at PE since the inception of the Minsk office, and she works diligently to keep the culture and team growing in Minsk. She's a great problem solver and always answers questions promptly and wholly.
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Scott Pandel
Delivery Director, Customer Experience & Strategy
Scott’s enthusiasm for creating human-centered experiences has driven his work throughout his career. Forging his path to UX design and research by way of front-end development, he truly believes that—whether delivering a product or a service experience—it only works if an entire team is working together as a single unit.
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Scott’s enthusiasm for creating human-centered experiences has driven his work throughout his career. Forging his path to UX design and research by way of front-end development, he truly believes that—whether delivering a product or a service experience—it only works if an entire team is working together as a single unit. And that team has to put the people at the end of that experience first, throughout its lifecycle.
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Evan Roth
Delivery Director, AI & ML
Evan is a diverse technologist who has spent the last 15 years leading enterprise development teams across various industries. He is a hands-on, collaborative leader that guides clients through complex technical and business journeys.
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Evan is a diverse technologist who has spent the last 15 years leading enterprise development teams across various industries. He is a hands-on, collaborative leader that guides clients through complex technical and business journeys. Evan’s current technical focus is leading enterprise cognitive automation, machine learning, blockchain, and custom application development engagements.
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Alan Kendall
Delivery Director, Front-end Technologies
Alan sets the direction of Productive Edge’s front-end technology choices, advising clients on latest best practices and leading and training the front-end development team.
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Alan sets the direction of Productive Edge’s front-end technology choices, advising clients on latest best practices and leading and training the front-end development team. Alan brings experience leading development teams that create complex, rich web applications, and he thoroughly enjoys building interactive experience in conjunction with UX designers and teaching the craft to other developers.
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Alexander Shumakov
VP of Engineering, Minsk Office
Alexander started his career in June 2007 as .net developer. He then joined PE in December 2012 as .net team lead. Throughout his career, he has been working on different projects: web app backend developer, front-end side, desktop application developer, and mobile developer.
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Alexander started his career in June 2007 as .net developer. He then joined PE in December 2012 as .net team lead. Throughout his career, he has been working on different projects: web app backend developer, front-end side, desktop application developer, and mobile developer. He is particularly interested in new technologies and trying to keep knowledge base up to date. He is always ready for new challenges (especially making the PE team more productive)
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Max Artyukov
Delivery Director, Enterprise Java
Max has over 13 years of professional software development experience and focuses on large, complex architectures in Java/Linux environments.
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Max has over 13 years of professional software development experience and focuses on large, complex architectures in Java/Linux environments. Along with technical expertise, Max has worked to start Productive Edge offices from the ground up in Minsk and Odessa, giving him strong corporate management acumen.
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Paul Gerlach
Delivery Director, Enterprise Java
Paul has been helping to build enterprise information technology applications for close to 20 years. Starting out as a mainframe programmer, his career has evolved and helped to forge a strong technology leader.
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Paul has been helping to build enterprise information technology applications for close to 20 years. Starting out as a mainframe programmer, his career has evolved and helped to forge a strong technology leader. Clients rely on Paul for his diverse background and experience to guide them in delivering innovative solutions to complex business problems. Paul leads a global cross-functional team responsible for delivering enterprise applications for the web and mobile devices using a microservices-based architecture in Java.
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