The SPoT leadership team is composed of experienced operators of large logistics companies, experienced managers of large development teams, and founders and investors of venture stage companies. Our technical team have demonstrated expertise in logistics enterprise systems, blockchain, smart contracting, open protocol development, mathematical optimization, and machine learning.
Roger Crook, chief executive officer
Roger builds large-scale organizations that use new thinking, technology and logistics expertise to deliver cutting edge supply chain solutions to Fortune 500 and Global 2000 clients. He was formerly Global Chief Executive Officer, DHL Global Forwarding & Road Freight Division from 2011 to 2015. The division had revenues of around €15 billion, with approximately 45,000 employees and operated in more than 200 countries and territories. He was also a Member of the Board of Management, Deutsche Post AG, the world’s largest logistics company with revenues of over Euro 60 Billion.
diego fernandez, chief technology officer
Diego commercializes research in computer science related to Logistics and Supply Chain. His areas of technical specialty include machine learning, optimization, distributed systems, forecasting and enterprise- scale application development. He has applied these skills building Transportation Management Systems, Optimization and Forecasting Systems at IBM, Kimberly- Clark, Coca-Cola, Kirby Inland Marine, Walmart, and Carrefour, among others. His systems-building experience includes truck scheduling, network and inventory optimization, backhaul consolidation and workforce optimization. Diego is also a Scientific Advisor to the Tezos foundation.
christopher wall, president
Christopher develops enterprise software companies and businesses powered by technology. His areas of specialty include logistics, insurance technology, and ERP systems. He has invested in and founded businesses in enterprise software, freight brokerage, and financial services, while at Phoenix Asset Management in San Francisco and Vision Capital Advisors in New York. His roles there included technology assessment, analysis, fundraising, financial management, executive recruitment, and M&A.