Diego Pantoja-Navajas – President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Pantoja-Navajas brings nearly a decade of strategic supply chain management experience to his role as president and chief executive officer of LogFire. His expertise in working with some of the world’s largest retailers, consumer goods and food service companies, and third party logistics providers including Macy’s, Sysco, Ripley, Home Depot, Supermercados, Sodimac and Aramark, has been instrumental in driving LogFire’s profitable growth for the last 5 years. Mr. Pantoja-Navajas has proven to be a forward-looking industry leader, leveraging his deep supply chain expertise to introduce a deep functional suite of cloud-based SaaS (software as a service) products for the supply chain industry.
Before founding LogFire in 2007, Mr. Pantoja-Navajas held lead roles at Manhattan Associates and Aldata Solution. As a key player in numerous projects for these two organizations, he led multiple supply chain execution software implementations, team-building efforts, and reengineering initiatives. Mr. Pantoja-Navajas graduated with honors with a degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering, from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Bruno Carvajal – Vice President, Latin America
Mr. Carvajal has more than 10 years of experience in the supply chain software industry and long-standing relationships with Latin American companies across different industries. Previously, Mr. Carvajal worked at Manhattan Associates, where he took a lead role managing the consulting practice for Latin America. Earlier in his career he worked with several U.S. companies implementing warehouse management (WMS) and transportation management solutions (TMS). He also worked in different logistics roles at Ofixpres, a business supplies outsourcing company, and Carpak, one of the leading packaging companies in Colombia. Mr. Carvajal holds a B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Larry Ferrere – Executive Vice President, Strategy & Chief Marketing Officer
With more than 30 years of enterprise and supply chain software/technology and services expertise, helping improve productivity solving demand-driven source-to-consumption business problems for companies of all sizes in the manufacturing, wholesale distribution, warehousing/3PL, transportation, and retail industries, Mr. Ferrere is responsible for LogFire’s go-to-market and growth strategies, solution roadmap direction and customer relations, alliances and partnerships, analyst relations, and overall global marketing.
His career has included product and sales & marketing leadership roles at JDA Software (including i2, Manugistics, E3, Intactix, and Arthur), Manhattan Associates (including Logistics.com and Evant), Yantra (acquired by Sterling Commerce, now IBM), Vastera (acquired by JPMorgan, now Livingston), JDEdwards (acquired by Peoplesoft, now Oracle), and Andersen Software/Andersen Consulting, now Accenture. He holds a B.S. in Business & Computer Science from Western Illinois University.
Kelly Love, CPA – Chief Financial Officer
With more than 20 years of experience in the public and private sectors of the accounting industry, Ms. Love is responsible for the coordination of the company’s financial, accounting, business planning, budgeting, human resource and administrative efforts. Before joining LogFire, Ms. Love served as CFO for several organizations while working for CYK Management, Inc. She was also a partner in the Atlanta CPA firm of Aarons Grant & Habif. Ms. Love holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of South Carolina and a Global Executive MBA from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Jaret Lynch – Vice President, Professional Services
With more than 15 years of experience in supply chain software, Mr. Lynch has a proven track record of having successfully implemented multiple solutions for retail, pharmaceutical, direct-to-consumer, e-commerce, wholesale, and 3PL customers in North America and Europe.
Prior to joining LogFire, Mr. Lynch served as Vice President of Professional Services for North America at Aldata Solution (acquired by Symphony Technology Group). Earlier in his career, he held leadership positions at Manhattan Associates, where he developed both their European services practices and oversaw the deployment of emerging order management and transportation solutions. His experience also includes Kurt Salmon Associates (KSA), where he designed and developed a highly automated warehouse management system acquired by Manhattan Associates. Mr. Lynch holds a degree Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical Engineering from Vanderbilt University.
Arun Murugan – Vice President, Research and Development
Mr. Murugan is responsible for global R&D for all LogFire solutions having worked on supply chain software development and implementations for more than a decade with a focus on warehouse management and transportation management software development.
Before joining LogFire, he served in several positions at Manhattan Associates, including director in the Research and Development department for one of the product development teams and R&D management for the company’s Warehouse Management Open Systems product. Before Manhattan Associates, he worked as a senior software engineer for HBOC (currently McKesson Corp.) in the healthcare software domain. Mr. Murugan holds an M.S in Computer Science from the University of Georgia, Athens.
Ramamurthy Swaminathan – Managing Director, India Operations
Mr. Swaminathan brings over 20 years of software expertise in India and U.S., with proven leadership skills in building, leading, developing and managing large software R&D and services teams.
Prior to joining LogFire, Mr. Swaminathan managed large software R&D efforts, and services teams at Manhattan Associates India, where for over a decade, he held a key role with their flagship WMS Open Systems product, as well as their labor management and productivity management solutions. Mr. Swaminathan’s leadership roles also include being the director of development at Bally Technologies, and being a founder of ACIES Technology Solutions, where he developed an operational analysis product for warehouse management and a separate transportation management product.
His experience also includes supply chain consulting for John Deere while at Renaissance Consulting, software design engineer at Texas Instruments, and customer service for HCL. He holds a degree in Physics from University of Madras in India, and a degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Hyderabad.