Industry Leading Thinkers

We’re unleashing the full potential of data center hardware everywhere – maximizing financial returns for our customers, environmental sustainability for the industry, and technology accessibility across the globe.

Leadership Team

Aidin Aghamiri / Chief 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 Fenn / President

Ali oversees all revenue channels at ITRenew and leads strategy for the Company’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. Prior to that, Ali led WW market development for cloud systems and solutions at Seagate, and held executive leadership positions at Wyse Technology, BEA Systems, and several SaaS companies in the enterprise space. Ali holds an Economics degree from Yale and an EMPA from the London School of Economics.

Colin Fisher / Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer Colin is responsible for leading ITRenew’s worldwide financial and accounting operations including strategic finance, budgeting, tax, treasury, systems integration and business process improvement initiatives as well as overseeing the global human resources team. Colin has extensive leadership and global finance experience within large publicly traded technology companies and venture capital backed companies in the Silicon Valley focusing on hardware and software solutions. 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 from Arizona State University and an MBA from the University of Santa Clara.

Charlie Leeming / President of Sesame

Charlie leads the Sesame business unit that develops and delivers innovative infrastructure solutions to the public and private cloud service provider market. Charlie has been launching breakthrough cloud and enterprise technologies to the global market for 20+ years. Previously, Charlie developed several of Brocade’s first global customers and went on to lead the OEM Solutions Business Unit to $2B+ over 16 years. Charlie holds an undergraduate degree with Sigma Xi scientific honors from Brown University and an MBA from University of California, Irvine.

Brandon Manley / Chief 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 Perlmutter / Chief 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.

Rhonda Walker / Chief Marketing Officer

Rhonda leads marketing and communications. She has been building brands with lasting cultural and market impact in IoT, SaaS, Data Analytics, Media and Networking for 20+ years, including pioneering strategies for high-tech icons like Cisco, Dolby and Intel. Previously, she was CMO at Conviva and CMO of the Cisco’s IoT business following the acquisition Jasper, a startup she advanced from stealth mode to the leading global IoT service platform in just two years. A graduate of University of Michigan, Rhonda also holds an MBA from the Leavey School of Business.

Board Members

Jim Miller

Jason Sporer

Seymour Sammell

Mostafa Aghamiri

Aidin Aghamiri

Andrew Vogel

Bob Collie

Greg Vandun Bosch

Management Team

Loddy Chao / Strategic 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 Duong / Vice President, Corporate 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 Henderson / Sr. 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 Lechner / VP, 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 Puri / VP, 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.

Erik Riedel, PhD / Sr VP, Compute & Storage Solutions

Erik leads engineering for ITRenew’s circular data center initiatives, including the Sesame product line. Erik has over 20 years experience designing & building scale-out computing technology and teams. Before ITRenew, Erik led teams that created multiple market-leading, hyper-scale, clustered platforms at Dell/EMC. Before that, he innovated & incubated with teams at Seagate Research and Hewlett-Packard Labs. Erik holds Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, and Computer Science degrees from Carnegie Mellon University.

Bill Vasquez / Sr VP, Strategy & Business Development

Bill leads business development and client services. He brings 20+ years in senior leadership roles in ITAD, reverse logistics, and supply chain management services. Previously he was the Vice President of ITAD Operations at Sims Recycling Solutions and COO at TASQ Technology. Bill holds a BSEE and an MBA from The University of California at Davis.