Since its inception in 1995, Vitex, Inc. has thrived under the visionary leadership of its founder, Randy. With a keen focus on assisting executives in achieving their strategic business objectives, Randy’s expertise lies in the thoughtful selection and effective deployment of cutting-edge technology. Through his guidance, Vitex has emerged as a leading firm renowned for its expertise in national and international bank contract negotiations.
Randy is widely acknowledged as an authority in bank management and technology. He has authored articles for national and regional banking trade publications and has been invited to speak at countless state and national banking events and forums. Randy’s success as a speaker stems from his ability to articulate the influence of emerging technologies on distinct business challenges in the banking industry.
Randy has an extensive career spanning 18 years at the IBM Corporation, where he held various management and marketing roles. Throughout his career, he has consistently demonstrated a keen vision for effectively implementing technology in the business world. Notably, he successfully introduced IBM’s first supermarket scanning system and led the IBM banking business unit in Buffalo, New York, as well as the Financial Services Industry support team in Charlotte, North Carolina.
During his time in Charlotte, Randy pioneered the development of IBM’s first use of the Expert System application, IBM’s first commercially available artificial intelligence system. The Expert System was used within the Data Processing Division and available to a user base of nearly 30,000 IBM employees worldwide. As a testament to his work, Randy was honored with one of IBM’s most prestigious awards for his exemplary design and deployment of the Expert System.
Randy is an alumnus of Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York, where he earned his Industrial Distribution degree in engineering and management.
In addition to his professional endeavors, Randy is a multi-engine instrument rate private pilot. Flying is a favorite pastime for him, as well as a gateway to countless unique opportunities to visit past clients and explore different regions of the country.