A strong leader in product and service creation with a background in engineering, network, infrastructure, and cloud software architecture, Paul brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise, to the team as Invafresh’s appointed VP of Cloud Engineering.
Toronto, ON, February 2021 – Invafresh, the leading fresh-native technology platform for the fresh food retail industry, has appointed Paul Monaghan to the newly created role of VP of Cloud Engineering effective immediately. Paul will drive strategic, cross-company growth of its cloud applications to support the company’s product portfolio, maximize impact with its customers and shape the future of fresh retail technology.
A strong leader in product and service creation with a deep and broad background in engineering, network, infrastructure, and cloud software architecture, paired with a keen sense of culture, tools, and processes for enabling optimal continuous integration and delivery, Paul brings to the team a wealth of knowledge. Paul’s experience, along with his fresh energy, is set to propel Invafresh into its next phase of evolution and growth.
Paul joins Invafresh from Norton Lifelock where he leveraged public cloud, DevOps, and agile practices to deploy and manage a globally scalable software-defined VPN platform. Some of his outstanding accomplishments include leading the architecture and engineering of the first Public Cloud provider in Canada, launching SaaS offerings for Rogers Communications, and enabling DevOps and public cloud for TD Bank.
“At Invafresh, our technology solution is built on the advance application of data science techniques, delivered as cloud-based services for our customers, and scaling our technology globally sits at the heart of our strategic ambitions. I am thrilled Paul is joining us for this pivotal part of our journey” says Tim Spencer, CEO of Invafresh. “Paul is a true technology leader who will add great value to our business and product portfolio. His technical depth, unique expertise, and refreshing outlook will help accelerate the speed of Invafresh’s cloud innovations to empower our grocery retail clients today and in the future”.
“I am delighted to advance Invafresh’s cloud technology which directly aims to solve some of the most important challenges in grocery retail such as food waste and food safety,” says Paul. “Invafresh’s leading-edge system paired with a great company culture will provide the core building blocks to innovate the technology that our grocery retail customers rely on. I am also excited at the opportunity to work with and mentor this tremendously talented team of engineers and can’t wait to see what we will create.”
Invafresh continues to invest in strengthening its leadership team. This announcement follows the recent appointment of Patrick S. Leung as Invafresh’s new Chief Financial Officer, Jocelyn VanPatter as the new Chief Human Resources Officer, and the appointment of Tim Spencer as the organization’s President and Chief Executive Officer in August of 2020, underlining Invafresh’s continued dedication to strategic growth and position as the leading fresh-native technology platform.
For more than 30 years, the heritage of Invafresh enabled fresh food retailers to create extraordinary store operations performance and differentiated consumer experiences. As the leading fresh-native technology platform for the fresh food retail industry, Invatron is deployed in more than 25,000 grocery stores spanning a global reach of 15 countries to provide software platforms for omnichannel demand forecasting, replenishment, in-store production, inventory optimization, scale management, and compliance & governance support. Our mission is to empower fresh food retailers to deliver superior consumer experiences and drive incremental profitability through more efficient in-store practices and predictive demand forecasting to keep fresh in stock while achieving sustainability goals of food waste reduction all to maximize financial performance across fresh food operations. Invatron is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario. www.invatron.com
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