Mr. Gardner has served as the Company’s Vice President of Technology since October 4, 2021.
From April 2019 through September 2021, Mr. Gardner served as a Director-level Architect and Software Engineer at Lenovo Group Limited, a multinational technology company specializing in designing, manufacturing, and marketing consumer electronics, personal computers, software, business solutions and related services.
At Lenovo, Mr. Gardner worked in Lenovo’s Digital Transformation Office. He had responsibility of leading efforts to design, deploy and modernize global sales and marketing architecture and processes. He provided architecture oversight with the Enterprise Architecture Team and data system architecture, modeling, and governance process support.
From May 2015 to April 2019, Mr. Gardner served as a Senior Director, Client Partner and Global Architect at Sogeti, the Technology and Engineering Services Division of Capgemini. At Sogeti, Mr. Gardner oversaw the activities of the digital transformation and software development and cloud practices, handled both technical and business client relationships and was responsible for building and growing various accounts.
From November 2010 – April 2015, Mr. Gardner served as a Distinguished Engineer with Dell Technologies. He was instrumental in formation and architecting of Dell Commerce Platform enabled for multiple buyers, sellers and developers.
Mr. Gardner holds 3 granted patents in the areas of internet scale search and high-performance commerce experiences.