Swyft Management
Team

Building success in automated retail & vending
Meet the team building the dream. Including an icon in the industry – the creator of automated retail, and a renowned technical retail executive and a crew of passionate and hardworking individuals with a wealth of experience in modern retail, brand management, software and technical operations.
 

Swyft Management
Team

Building success in automated retail & vending
Meet the team building the dream. Including an icon in the industry – the creator of automated retail, and a renowned technical retail executive and a crew of passionate and hardworking individuals with a wealth of experience in modern retail, brand management, software and technical operations.
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Chairmain & CEO, Co-founder
Gower Smith
Creator of Automated Retail. Past ventures include: Computerland, Archives Computers & Boomerang Imaging Supplies. Gower Smith was also the sole Founder, CEO and Co-Chairman of ZoomSystems.
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CFO

Tanmay Kar

Deep operational roots in driving metrics. As CFO and later CEO of the Americas and APAC, Tanmay grew Travix from launch to a multi-billion dollar OTA that included vayama.com in just 5 years. He facilitated over $500 million in growth financing at high growth SaaS, IoT, and Fintech ventures including Leanplum, Roambee, Travix, Apolomics, HealthIQ, DataGrail, Airbase, Serverless, and BigFix.

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COO & President
Richard Hashim
Corsair’s first employee and key member of the executive team who grew the startup into one of the world’s biggest computer/consumer electronics brands.
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CTO
Alex Doumani
With more than 30 years of experience in technology leadership, Alex has in-depth knowledge of the automation industry and is leading our global team of software and system engineers. Past engagements include Coinstar/Redbox, Amazon, and Samsung Electronics.
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VP Sales & Co-founder
Brian Levin
12 years in consumer brand sales with a career that started in high volume food distribution and logistics and more recently representing Red Bull & Fiji Water.
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VP Marketing, Co-founder
Lincoln Smith
12 years software, mobile & social marketing services. Lincoln manages strategic product and technology developments, including strategic software partnerships in China, Russia, Poland and Canada as well as our global hardware partnerships.
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VP International Operations, Co-founder
Jordan Smith
The most experienced automated retail tech operator globally. Successfully deployed and managed the first networks of branded automated retail stores in Asia & Europe. Jordan manages our global operational partners including field services, logistics and warehousing, replenishment and call centers.
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VP of Network Growth

Jean-Christophe Klein

Having lead global programs at KAO (MSDN, TN & MSCP), NPI & ECom at SanDisk (CF, USB & Sansa Ecom), Audio Product Dev. at Corsair and directly having contributed to over US$1 Billion in sales, JC is driving our Network Growth division bringing new brands to life, overseeing staging and fulfillment Ops., procurement, global facilities, logistics, project and program management groups.
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General Counsel

Allen Huang

Allen is a tenured Executive Legal Advisor to startups specializing in IPOs, M&As, and financing. Most notably, Allen served as deputy general counsel to Virgin America in the acquisition by Alaska Airlines for $2.6 billion.

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General Manager, Swyft Japan
Akitoshi Kanoda
Retail Operations Executive. Former Operations Manager for ZoomSystems Japan, retail operations for BoConcept, Disney Store and Sephora, supply chain and logistics management for DHL, Medtronic and Universal Paper.
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