Rick Neuman, former VP Technology Strategy at Walmart International brings breadth of expertise in technology and product innovation as Flipp continues to grow and transform
TORONTO, March 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Today, Flipp, a leader in retail technology, announced that Rick Neuman has been named the company's first ever Chief Technology and Product Officer, reporting directly to Flipp's Chief Executive Officer. Neuman will be responsible for working closely with merchants to help them reach shoppers in new and innovative ways, while advancing the Flipp app to help more customers find value in their weekly shopping.
"At Flipp our product and engineering teams work side-by-side and we wanted to ensure complete collaboration and alignment in the areas of innovation and design. We have an extremely talented team of engineers and product professionals, so we were relentless in finding a phenomenal leader," said Wehuns Tan, Executive Chairman, Flipp. "Rick's leadership style, proven track record and industry knowledge will make a positive impact on our business. I am extremely excited to welcome Rick as he helps us take Flipp to the next level for our customers and retail partners across North America."
Neuman brings a wealth of knowledge and strong technical experience with over 15 years of retail, e-commerce and technology expertise across North America. Neuman previously held the role of CTO, Walmart Canada before moving onto Walmart International, where he most recently held the title of VP Technology Strategy. In this role, he was responsible for tech strategy across all markets, while also overseeing the merchandising technology side of the business.
"Extreme passion and focus is what drew me to Flipp. The innovative way Flipp helped move retailers to digitizing print flyers, and continues to find new solutions as we shift further to digital and eCommerce is exciting," said Neuman. "I see tremendous opportunity in this space to create a win for both shoppers and merchants, and with my experience in retail eCommerce and technology I look forward to driving solutions that keep us customer centric. I'm thrilled to be part of this dynamic team."
Neuman, who will be based in Toronto, holds an MBA from York University and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University.
Founded in 2007, Flipp is a retail technology company that is reinventing the digital shopping experience. The largest retailers and brands in North America use the Flipp marketplace to connect with millions of highly-engaged shoppers every day. With over 50 million mobile downloads, the Flipp app helps North Americans make the shopping process seamless and affordable by delivering local digital content to get the most out of their shopping and savings experience. Consumers use Flipp as the go-to weekly shopping tool to plan and find the best deals, helping shoppers save up to 20%-40% on their weekly bill across categories including grocery, home improvement, electronics, pharmacy, apparel, pets and more. For more information, visit corp.flipp.com and follow @getflipp on social media.
SOURCE Flipp Corp