Mahendra Vora – CEO and chairman of the board. A veteran entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in leading large, cutting-edge software initiatives, Vora brings his extensive background in working with and developing complex information technology solutions to Ascendum and its clients. With experience ranging from small start-ups to multi-billion dollar enterprises, Mahendra has co-founded many high-tech companies and helped others merge with Fortune 500 companies across the world.
He holds a Master’s degree in computer science from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Science degree in electronics and communications from India.
Richard Schramm – General Manager and CTO. A highly experienced technologist, innovator, visionary, and business executive, Mr. Schramm brings over 22 years of experience to conceptualization, design, and implementation of cutting edge technology solutions for business to the Open Commerce team.
Mr. Schramm has designed and implemented innovative business solutions used by NASDAQ, E.W. Scripps, Kroger, General Electric, Honeywell, Cessna, and other international Fortune 500 businesses.