Mark Carleo is founder and Managing Partner at Elyxor and has more than 35 years of experience in IT, software development, and project management. As CTO of Retail Convergence, Mark led the development and operations for Ruelala.com, a successful private sale e-commerce retailer. Mark was also co-founder and CTO of Celarix, an application service provider of supply chain management and execution tools acquired by GSX in 2003. Celarix's advanced multi-tenant SOA architecture and high-performance rules engine is used by leading retailers and manufactures to manage global manufacturing orders and shipments. Earlier, he was a partner with CSC Consulting, a large global professional services organization, where he focused on IT operations, order management, and supply-chain applications with retail, consumer products, and industrial companies.