Retail Interact Announces Robert Strickland as Board Member

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Robert Strickland joins the Board of Retail Interact

I joined the Retail Interact board because the company is ripe with potential for capturing and expanding market share, nationally and internationally,” says Rob. “The product line is truly innovative and fulfills a huge need in the retail marketplace

Retail Interact, a leading provider of hosted business management solutions for wireless retail stores, including those for T-Mobile, announced today that Robert Strickland, President of Strickland Consulting, has joined their board of directors.

Rob is a well-known industry consultant, and former CIO of T-Mobile, EchoStar Communications Corporation, Continental Cablevision, The Weather Channel and Harvard Business School. He also held key IT and management positions for Honeywell, Apple and other business solutions companies. With more than 20 years of experience in strategy development and leadership in these industries, Rob currently provides high-level consulting to SAP, Comverse, Nice Systems, ClickFox, PeerApp, and EMC/Greenplum. Rob also serves on boards for the Sundance Institute Technology Advisory Council, Centri Technologies, Sierra Ventures, Vivido Labs and The Hope Heart Institute.

“Rob Strickland is the perfect complement to our current board members, who primarily have mobile and satellite industry backgrounds,” explains Troy Powell, President of Retail Interact. “He has a great reputation and his extensive experience is hard to find in this market. We are excited for Rob to help us drive quality, innovation and service improvements for our QuikAct product, T-Mobile USA, its retail stores and future customers. We expect with Rob’s guidance Retail Interact will expand its footprint into other retail carriers.”

Retail Interact currently has hosted applications being used in T-Mobile retail stores across the U.S. Expansion into other wireless providers is planned for 2012. The company’s management solutions are the only ones in the industry with access into T-Mobile back end systems, which results in seamless, rewarding solutions for retailers. Retail Interact’s solutions, QuikAct and Retail360, both deliver major improvements in customer service through streamlined operational and data integration.
“I joined the Retail Interact board because the company is ripe with potential for capturing and expanding market share, nationally and internationally,” says Rob. “The product line is truly innovative and fulfills a huge need in the mobile retail marketplace.”

Both Retail360 and QuikAct, were designed with input from one of the nation's largest wireless providers, as well as a number of retail store managers and owners. Retailers report less rekeying of data, more time with customers and more improvements to their operational bottom line. As the first ever hosted line of solutions, Retail Interact has enabled clients to work on growing and managing their businesses from anywhere at anytime they choose.

Retail Interact also offers custom business and information technology services to mobile retailers, including:

  •     Software customizations for QuikAct and Retail360
  •     Historical data imports
  •     Advanced technical training
  •     Lifetime upgrades
  •     Unlimited technical support
  •     SOA creation & integration
  •     Software maintenance & support
  •     Training

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