Rob Howard, Chief Executive Officer
Rob is the founder of Ensenda and brings a unique blend of technology expertise and logistics industry knowledge to his role as Chief Executive Officer. Under Rob’s direction, Ensenda has focused on building enduring partnerships with carriers and customers which have allowed Ensenda to become the leading provider of last mile delivery services in North America. Prior to Ensenda, Rob held management positions in USWeb/CKS’s strategy practice, where he handled business development efforts and guided top retailers in building new revenue channels. Previously, at Dispatch Management Services, Rob designed and implemented a highly successful mergers and acquisitions strategy in the same day delivery industry. Rob serves on the Board of Directors for Ensenda, for Greater San Francisco Habitat for Humanity and is a past Board member of the Messenger Courier Association of America. Rob holds a B.S. in Engineering from Virginia Tech and an M.B.A. from Yale.
Chris Miller, Vice President of Operations
Chris is an experienced logistics professional with over 20 years of expertise in operations management and supply chain strategy. He is at the forefront of Ensenda’s evolution beyond third-party logistics’ status quo: investing in local delivery carriers by providing them with technology that streamlines their operations and transforms them into a virtual customer-dedicated fleet; and, creating a proactive team of last mile experts that are involved in carriers and customers’ day-to-day operations. Prior to Ensenda he led dedicated and third party operations for Advanced Marketing Services/Bluefin Global Logistics as Vice President – Logistics. Chris was also Senior Director of Logistics at Kyocera Wireless where he managed supply chain operations including logistics, order management, planning and materials. He began his career at Airborne Express where he led international express operations, and also managed various sales and operations organizations. Chris has a B.A. from UCLA and an M.B.A. – Supply Chain from the University of San Diego.
Eran Pilovsky, Chief Financial Officer
Eran has more than 25 years of financial management and leadership experience with high growth technology and service companies. Prior to joining Ensenda, Eran was CFO of Metacafe Inc, helping to drive the transformation of this online entertainment video publisher. Previously, Eran was the CFO of several public and private technology companies including SugarSync, Roamware, Aperto Networks, Blue Martini Software and Vyyo. Eran led an IPO, several buy-side and sell-side merger & acquisition transactions and numerous private financing transactions. Eran was previously an Audit Partner at Ernst & Young’s Palo Alto technology practice. He is a California CPA (inactive) and received a B.S. Business Administration from the University of San Francisco (Cum Laude).
Steve Janis, Vice President of Strategic Accounts
Steve has more than 25 years of solution selling experience, primarily in logistics and supply chain organizations, and is responsible for creating and growing relationships with strategic customers and channel partners. His background designing solutions for manufacturers, distributors and retailers has given him the ability to find ways for nearly any company to lower operating costs and gain efficiencies through technology. Steve has been with Ensenda for more than ten years, prior to Ensenda, Steve was Vice President of Business Development at Planalytics and Director of Sales at Sterling Commerce’s E-Commerce Division. Before sales management, Steve held a variety of leading sales roles at top companies selling in many vertical markets, giving him the unique ability to listen, advise and build solutions for a broad range of customers. He has specialized in selling enterprise software to streamlines operations and reduce costs. Steve has a B.S. in Business Logistics from the Pennsylvania State University.
Michael Kennedy, Director of Program Design
Michael Kennedy is a 20-year veteran of the last mile logistics industry. As Director of Program Design for Ensenda, he works with the carrier management team to create logistics service plans and to deliver the highest standards of quality for Ensenda’s customers. Before joining Ensenda, Mike worked as a consultant providing business development and software migration strategies to the courier industry. He also served as area vice president for Corporate Express Delivery Systems, where he optimized the company’s distribution and logistics operations. Previously, he was vice president of business development for Priority Transportation, Northern California’s leading provider of same day courier service and critical parts storage and distribution.