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RetailNext Hires David Tognotti as Chief Operating Officer

Silicon Valley Veteran to Oversee Aggressive Global Install and Deployment Expansion for IoT Retail Analytics Leader

SAN JOSE, Calif. – August 23, 2016RetailNext Inc., the worldwide expert and market leader in IoT retail analytics for optimizing shopper experiences at brick-and-mortar retail stores, today announced David Tognotti has joined its leadership team as chief operating officer. In his new position, Tognotti is responsible for RetailNext’s ongoing business operations, with a specific focus on leading an aggressive install and deployment schedule as RetailNext continues its rapid expansion in global retail markets, growing to 90 international markets by year end.

“I am thrilled to welcome Dave into RetailNext’s world-class team of retailers, engineers, and business professionals,” said Alexei Agratchev, co-founder and chief executive officer of RetailNext. “Dave’s proven professional experience and skill set in executing at the highest levels will be instrumental as RetailNext continues its explosive global growth as the standard for IoT in-store retail analytics.”

Dave Tognotti - press release pictureTognotti joins RetailNext from 3D Robotics, where he helped lead the drone SaaS company as chief operating officer. Prior to that, Tognotti spent 13 years at Monster, Inc., formerly Monster Cable, starting as general counsel and rising through the ranks to become the company’s global general manager, vice president of operations, and general counsel/chief operations officer. Tognotti began his career as an intellectual property attorney and litigator in Silicon Valley, and has held senior positions in companies in the wireless, mobile, software, and consumer electronics industries.

“As the pioneer in bringing innovation to the dynamic and rapidly changing IoT retail analytics space, RetailNext enjoys a competitive advantage through its talented team, leading-edge product, market leadership position and ability to execute,” said Tognotti. “I’m excited to join the established team, and I look forward to leveraging RetailNext’s global leadership position to aggressively drive expansion for the company as it delivers its best-in-class value proposition to its customers and their shoppers.” 

About RetailNext

The first retail vertical IoT platform to bring e-commerce style shopper analytics to brick-and-mortar stores, brands and malls, RetailNext is a pioneer in focusing entirely on optimizing the shopper experience. Through its centralized SaaS platform, RetailNext automatically collects and analyzes shopper behavior data, providing retailers with insight to improve the shopper experience real time.

More than 300 retailers in over 60 countries have adopted RetailNext’s analytics software and retail expertise to better understand the shopper journey in order to increase same-store sales, reduce theft and eliminate unnecessary costs. RetailNext is headquartered in San Jose, CA. Learn more at


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