Leadership

Meet our team

Kristin Savilia

Kristin Savilia

Chief Executive Officer

Kristin Savilia is a retail and ecommerce industry leader with a wealth of experience in building online platforms to support marketplace transactions. Under Kristin's leadership, JOOR has grown to become the world's largest digital wholesale platform with more than 12,500 brands and 300,000 curated retailers transacting on the site. Prior to JOOR, Kristin was President of the Local Marketplace at XO Group Inc., parent company to The Knot, and has also held buyer and regional director positions at Macy's and Linens N' Things.‍

Derek Parham

Derek Parham

Chief Technology Officer

Derek has over 13 years of experience as a digital entrepreneur and technical lead. Prior to JOOR, Derek was the founding engineer for Google's G Suite product and served as its technical lead for six years, growing the team to over 100 engineers and the product to 40 million customers. Derek was also the Deputy CTO on the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign, responsible for the data infrastructure, engagement, mobile, security, and operations teams.‍

Tom DiDesidero

Tom DiDesidero

Chief Financial Officer

Tom has 20 years of finance experience directing early stage technology companies through accelerated growth,M&A, and successful exits. Prior to JOOR, Tom was the VP of finance with e-commerce provider Borderfree, guiding it through revenue growth from $39MM to $125MM, an IPO, and a successful sale for $490MM. Tom was also the VP Finance at IntraLinks, which achieved revenue growth of over 50% and an IPO which raised over $300MM.

Jennifer Rosado

Jennifer Rosado

Chief Customer Officer

Jennifer has 20 years of experience in sales, operations and marketing management in industries including finance, beauty, and media/technology. Prior to JOOR, Jennifer provided her operational expertise to companies such as Estee Lauder, L’Oreal, Bumble and bumble, and to large-scale consumer marketplaces including XO Group. Jennifer also spent 10 years in financial services sales and operations, notably working on the JPMorgan trading floor to help take the first internet companies public.

Chris Akrimi

Chris Akrimi

Chief Revenue Officer

Chris has over 20 years experience in the luxury fashion wholesale, retail and digital space working alongside and in partnership with globally recognised companies such as VF Corporation, Itochu, Li & Fung, Sun Capital and Wolverine operating as CCO & Board level executive. He joins JOOR with a proven and successful track record of executing and leading business transformation aimed at revenue and P&L growth balanced by commercial awareness and long-standing industry relationships and knowledge.

Amanda McCormick Bacal

Amanda McCormick Bacal

SVP Marketing

Amanda has 20 years of fashion industry experience in marketing and general management roles, delivering both brand and business growth for global organizations. Prior to JOOR, Amanda held the positions of President & Managing Director of North America for Pronovias Group and SVP of Marketing at Ralph Lauren. Before that, Amanda oversaw marketing and advertising at Michael Kors, where she was also responsible for the launch and ongoing management of the e-commerce business.

James Morrison

James Morrison

SVP Development & Innovation

James has 15 years of experience leading innovative engineering and product teams, building award-winning products, and creating partnerships for tech companies that were #1 in their industry or on track to be, across verticals as diverse as consumer electronics, telecommunications, and biotech. In addition to executive roles he has consulted on innovation and commercialization as well as operational excellence for McKinsey & Company.

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