Meet Our Leaders
We’re Here to Show You Digital Procurement
We take pride in empowering users with the industry’s most effective and innovative procure-to-pay platform. Our depth of knowledge and experience enables us to put ourselves directly in the shoes of the customer to deliver the best-in-class service and tech needed to drive their business forward. Together, we bring enterprise-grade procurement to the mid-market so you can realize the value of digitization.
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Strategy Officer/Co-Founder
Chief Product Officer/Co-Founder
As CEO, Joe is responsible for driving Vroozi’s overall business, including growth, operations, vision, and strategy. Joe brings over 30 years of global business consulting and software experience, with 20 years spent in different areas of the procurement software space. Prior to joining Vroozi, Joe held a number of executive and leadership roles within software companies. He spent more than 12 years within the Procurement and Financial Solutions space starting with SAP Ariba. He first joined Ariba in the pre-IPO era from 1999 to 2001, then again from 2008 thru 2017, during which time Ariba was acquired by SAP. He served in multiple capacities, including consulting, product management, marketing, and innovation, before closing his tenure there as SAP Ariba’s SVP Business Development and Strategy. Joe is an Alumni of the SAP Mentors. In addition to his work at Ariba, Joe held leadership positions with Xign Corporation, worked in Accenture’s procurement and finance BPO strategy group focused on digitizing European customer’s invoice processing, held management consulting roles within Ernst & Young and held the position of COO at Zeavision, a biotech startup in St. Louis. Joe also held the position of Chief Strategy Officer at BirchStreet. Joe has on-going international experience and currently sits on the Paris France based ICC, International Chamber of Commerce, ebusiness advisory panel that publishes advice to the EU and other countries releasing continuous control systems. Joe often donates his time to speaking about Autism and is passionate about educating individuals on the Autism Spectrum, including time he spent helping with the SAP Autism at Work program.
Joe lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and four children. He holds a BS in Computer Science from Rockhurst University, Kansas City. In his free time, Joe likes to go four wheeling in his Jeep Rubicon, dirt bike riding and ride his R1200 Classic BMW along the California coast.
Shaz Khan co-founded Vroozi with the vision of building a modern and flexible procure-to-pay suite for the masses with a diverse and talented team of executives and engineers. As Chief Strategy Officer, Shaz is responsible for creating and executing corporate strategic initiatives, inspiring product innovation, and driving revenue growth at Vroozi.
Shaz Khan has 22 years of management consulting, business process engineering and software experience. His keen interest and expertise in supply chain optimization, networks and passion for electronic marketplaces have driven his role as a thought leader in eProcurement and Payables industries. After starting his career as a SAP Management Consultant at Ernst & Young, Shaz went on to found software companies and solution consultancies focused on digital commerce and business automation including Above Commerce and Ciena Solutions. In 2008, NetSol Technologies, a leading software provider of captive finance and leasing solutions for the auto industry, acquired Ciena Solutions to launch an ERP consulting division. Shaz has led global supply chain and eProcurement projects for Fortune 1K companies and is an accomplished author and speaker on digital business transformation and next gen technology solutions.
Shaz lives in Los Angeles and received his B.A. in Computer Science and a B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley. In his free time, Shaz practices Iron Maiden and Metallica riffs on his PRS guitars at volume 11.
As Chief Product Officer, Rich is responsible for all Vroozi product spanning the Vroozi SpendTech® Suite and delivery of the Vroozi solution to customers and partners.
Rich brings 20 years of software systems engineering and product design experience. As CPO, Rich ensures that the Vroozi platform is simple, logical, and elegant while ensuring that customers receive real and measurable business value in an elegant and modern user interface and experience . Prior to joining Vroozi, Rich designed multiple online exchange platforms in the grocery and wholesale industries focused on buyer and seller collaboration. He also led the product design and development for supply chain optimization platforms before starting his own consultancy firm.
Rich received his B.S. in Management Information System and a B.A. in International Business from Oregon State. In his free time, Rich likes to coach his sons’ baseball team while streaming the Bad News Bears on his phone.