We are the
Data center evolutionists
Data center evolutionists
Working closely with hyperscalers, we’re evolving the global data center ecosystem to unlock its true value. Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, we are a team of engineers and operators dedicated to seeking out the full potential of data center hardware everywhere - maximizing financial return for our clients, enhancing environmental sustainability for the industry and bringing access to new market opportunities throughout the world along the way.
Aidin AghamiriChief Executive Officer
An integral part of ITRenew since 2007, Aidin has built the groundbreaking products and services that have made the company the leading data center decommissioning provider in the world. As CEO, Aidin brings leadership, strategy and technology implementation experience to his role. Previously, he worked as Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Director of Global Strategy and Business Development, and Senior Business Analyst with ITRenew. He holds an MBA from Duke University and a BA from The Ohio State University.
Ali FennChief Innovation Officer
Ali leads strategy for ITRenew’s circular data center initiatives, including principally the development of modeling, analytics platforms, and new business and market development. Ali has been building enterprise and cloud technology companies for 20+ years, and previous to ITRenew, was the CEO of Impact Atlas, a real-time analytics SaaS platform company in the global development sector. Ali holds an Economics degree from Yale and an EMPA from the London School of Economics.
Colin FisherChief Financial Officer
Colin has extensive leadership and global finance experience within large publicly traded technology companies and venture capital backed companies in the Silicon Valley. Prior to ITRenew, he served as CFO for REI Express International, an H.I.G. Capital portfolio company. Colin has earned a BS in Finance and an MBA.
Brandon ManleyChief Operating Officer
Joining ITRenew in 2014, Brandon brings 20+ years in IT-centric companies. He has held senior leadership roles in ITAD, Software Design and Development, Business Process Engineering, IT Infrastructure, Break/Fix Maintenance and Managed Services.
Andrew PerlmutterChief Strategy Officer
Andrew leads sales, marketing, client services, partnerships, remarketing and corporate development operations. Previously, he was Executive Vice President at Boston Globe Media Partners and VP of Operations at The Newsweek/Daily Beast, both roles where he guided legacy to digital business transformation and new product development. A graduate of Princeton University, he also holds a JD/MBA from Harvard.
Jean-Marie VerdunChief Technology Officer, Compute & Storage Solutions
Jean-Marie leads technology operations for Sesame. Before joining ITRenew, he founded Splitted-Desktop Systems (SDS), a French computer design house focused on computer efficiency that became a leader in the open-hardware movement. He holds a Master's degree in parallel computer architecture from Paris University.
Loddy ChaoStrategic Remarketing Executive
As the CEO and Co-Founder of eSiso, Loddy built eSiso into a global leader in the remarketing and remanufacturing of enterprise hardware assets. Utilizing his unique ability to connect major ITAD companies with VARs, OEMs, ODMs and end users, Loddy continues to develop these activities under the ITRenew umbrella.
Kien DuongCorporate Controller
Kien is responsible for ITRenew's global accounting operations, including monthly financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records and a comprehensive set of controls to enhance of the company’s reported financial results. She is also responsible for the firm’s treasury, audit and tax activities.
Chris HendersonSr. VP, Engineering and Technology
Chris is responsible for ITRenew’s proprietary hyperscale Teraware disk sanitization software. In addition, he guides ITRenew’s back-office software that provides a full chain-of-custody tracking capability for IT assets. He has a long history of building enterprise-grade software for companies ranging from startups to publicly traded firms.
Kate LechnerVP, Strategic Partnerships
Kate stands up critical data security operations teams for partners and clients, leading with efficiency and creativity. Previously, she led data center operations and new product introduction teams at large technology firms. She holds an MBA from Duke and an MS in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Rutgers.
Shivani PuriVP, Human Resources
Shivani drives strategic human resources programs to deliver operational impact. She leads hiring, development and engagement of talent focusing on the needs of a global workforce. She has held multiple HR leadership positions at Cox Automotive, Xtime and IBM. Shivani holds a Master's in Psychology.