Richard Schwartz serves now as Executive Relationship Manager for Article One Partners’ international markets. Previously, he served as its Chief Operating Officer for 5 years leading up to its acquisition by ipCreate, Inc. Schwartz brings over 30 years of executive level leadership and experience in finance, operations, products/services and sales.
Previously, Mr. Schwartz was Executive Vice President and General Manager for the New England region of Bridgeline Digital, Inc. A publicly traded company, Bridgeline is a developer of a web engagement management software suite. Before Bridgeline, Mr. Schwartz was President and CEO of Clock Tower Associates, a management consulting firm focused on the life sciences and financial services industries.
Previously, Mr. Schwartz was the President/COO of a boutique steel fabrication company; CIO at high tech engineering and manufacturing firms; Vice President for Sales and Services at a middleware software development company and Vice President of Software Development for a publicly traded financial applications software company. He also was a Partner at Laventhol & Horwath and then later at Coopers & Lybrand.
Mr. Schwartz commands expertise in the areas of finance and budgeting, operations, products/services, client delivery, sales and sales management. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Management Science from the University of South Florida and has attended the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Management Executive Seminar Series.