Meet Our Leaders

Grow Faster and More Profitably Through Purchasing and AP Automation

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.

Vrooz's eprocurement leadership team provides guidance and expertise on the procurement industry.

Vroozi Leadership Team

Steve Olds


Steve Olds is a technology innovator with 30+ years of experience building information technology companies. He is passionate about leveraging the latest technology to solve complex business challenges.

For more than three decades, this passion inspired him to successfully build a series of information technology companies, providing services and products to industry leaders like Citibank, Diner Club, Accenture, and Motorola. This same passion now drives Steve’s leadership at Vroozi into the company’s next stage of growth.

Steve Olds Vroozi Chairman

Shaz Khan

Chief Strategy Officer/Co-Founder

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.

Rich Chala

Chief Product Officer/Co-Founder

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.

Joe Dauer is Chief Operating Officer of Vroozi

Joe Dauer

Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, Joe leads Vroozi Finance, Human Resources, Business Analytics, Partnerships, Customer Support, and Supplier Solutions.

As COO, Joe ensures the alignment of Vroozi’s strategic vision with our operational capabilities to accelerate business performance and deliver world-class software with exceptional customer experience.

Prior to joining Vroozi, Joe founded a strategic management consulting firm specializing in complex startup through series A financial and operational issues. Prior to that, Joe spent almost two decades leading large Finance, Operations, and Software Engineering teams for fortune 50 enterprise. 

Joe is a member of the CTO Forum, sits on the Board of Directors for the PHX Music Fund, holds a Bachelor of Science in Econometrics and Qualitative Economics from Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University, has advanced certifications in Accounting from Arizona State University – W.P. Carey School of Business, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Outside of Vroozi, Joe is a volunteer, pianist, and creator of weird and wonderful small and large-scale art projects that he enjoys working on with his two daughters.

Want to Work at Vroozi?

We’re always looking for driven, talented, work-hard/play-hard people that want to push our team and customers forward.