We bring brands to life.
We are a company in motion, striving to change the marketplace and revolutionize brand packaging for the 21st century.
Meet the team and leadership behind ItemMaster.
CEO & President, Board Member
Dev Ganesan brings over 30 years of SaaS, Tech-enabled Services, and Software Product experiences to his role as CEO & President; he is responsible for the overall operation and strategic direction of ItemMaster, Inc.
Helen Baptist, SVP Sales & Marketing is responsible for all sales, account management and marketing. Her experience in SaaS, Customer Relationship Management and Account Management will ensure the focus is on customer-centric growth of ItemMaster, both on the manufacturer and retailer side.
SVP Sales & Marketing
Kishore Ragjopal has over 30 years in product innovation, engineering, consulting, business intelligence and C-Suite management. Through analytics, AI and machine learning, he has helped brands and retailers with critical decision making including product selection, product demand, store allocation and pricing.
Andrew Parkinson is co-founder of Peapod and ItemMaster and brings 37 years of experience including prior brand management at Procter & Gamble and Kraft Foods to the ItemMaster team.
Co-Founder & Board Member
SVP & CFO
Kevin Clarke is SVP & CFO and has 20 years of Finance experience at internet and technology businesses; he brings SaaS business best practices to his leadership role as CFO at ItemMaster.
Denise is responsible for securing and onboarding new retail partners including Private Label products. Her experience as an founder of SquareOne Organics proves helpful in navigating the five corners of retail ensuring alignment on product requirements
VP Retail Acquisition & Account Management
VP Enterprise Sales & Strategy
Laura Rangel is well suited to lead our national sales team given her more than 15 years of CPG experience at Catalina, Advo and Maxpoint. Often sought as an “industry expert”, Laura brings a wealth of knowledge to conversations, guiding the best customer experience for both manufacturers an retailers alike.
Judy is our Chief Nutrition Officer responsible for the strategic growth and development of ItemMaster’s wellness platform. Judy brings over 30 yrs. of academic, FORTUNE 100, retail, and private sector R&D experience to ItemMaster. She specializes in translating scientific information into wellness programs that enable businesses to better serve their consumers.
Chief Nutrition Officer
Director of Data and Analytics
Cyril leads the data analytics and machine learning capabilities at Itemmaster, delivering product intelligence to many of the most recognized brands and retailers. His prior experience includes building personalization and advanced marketing solutions for the CPG industry.
Meet our advisors.
Andy Walter is a business results-driven professional with extensive experience in strategy, development, execution, and operations across Shared Services and IT. He led the Commercial Services & Delivery Organization (over 1500 IT and multifunctional professionals) for Procter & Gamble’s Global Business Services (GBS). He was responsible for IT & Shared Services for all Global Business Units and Markets around the world. His team was accountable for developing cutting-edge digital capabilities for Procter & Gamble to win “where it matters most,” with Consumers, Shoppers, and Retailers. This included all eBusiness, Consumer Services, BI/Analytics, Sales Force Solutions, Project Delivery, Business Process Services, and A&D / Company restructuring efforts.
Mr. Parkinson co-founded Peapod in 1989 when he was 29 with $50,000 in seed money. Delivering groceries via the computer, Peapod is the pioneer of e-commerce, being the first e-commerce company in the world. It maintains its leadership as the largest e-grocer in the country, serving the Midwest and the East coast. As Sr. Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, he is responsible for Peapod’s web and mobile product development, IT infrastructure, supply chain systems and R&D.
David Nevas manages investments in emerging Digital Marketing, Mobile, and Enterprise companies. He serves as a director on the boards of Realmatch, Pixability, Arkadium, and IQ Media, and has previously been involved in Edison’s investments in Netprospex, Uptivity, Offerpop, TripleLift, Terminus, Neat, Cadient Group, and CheckpointHR.v
Stuart is a Co-Founder and Partner of Chicago Ventures, a seed stage venture capital firm, where he oversees all aspects of Chicago Ventures including fund management, deal sourcing and investments, and working directly with portfolio companies.