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The factory floor at your fingertips

Xemelgo is delivering on the promise of Industry 4.0 in a way that makes sense for manufacturers, not developers. We design our software hand-in-hand with manufacturing professionals to create software that solves real problems, is easy to use and blends seamlessly with existing processes. Our app-led approach means that we manage the advanced technology platform and manufacturers reap its benefits through simple, mobile-first applications — paying only for what they need and no more.

Meet Our Team


Rich Rogers, CEO

Rich is a recognized leader in the Industrial IoT space, being named a Top 40 IoT Leader by Accenture.  Prior to launching Xemelgo, Rich spent 12 years at Hitachi, most recently leading Industrial IoT vision, strategy, and product development.

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Akhila Tadinada, CTO

Akhila is a recognized leader in manufacturing, being named a Top 25 Leader Transforming Manufacturing by SME. Prior to launching Xemelgo, Akhila drove global engineering for Hitachi’s Lumada IoT Platform.

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Sara Korsmo, COO

Sara brings experience in driving and leading operations in variety of industries. Prior to joining Xemelgo, she most recently managed Learning and Development Operations at Expedia Group, and formerly supported Global Engineering Operations at Hitachi.

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Rubin Press, CCO

Rubin started his career delivering solutions to address clients specific business challenges. Using his 30 years’ experience in technology, his focus has always been to keep his clients on the cutting edge, leveraging available software and hardware technologies to improve business efficiencies while maximizing profitability.

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David Vásquez, VP Global Alliances

David is an accomplished telecommunications professional with extensive experience in public and private cellular networks, cloud and edge-compute architectures, cyber-security & IoT sensor networks who spent two decades at Verizon driving subscriber growth and global, strategic partnerships. He is an avid runner, skier, and cyclist who enjoys traveling and the outdoors.

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Renuka Agrawal, Director of Engineering

Renuka leads Xemelgo product development and partners with customers on strategic deployments. Prior to joining Xemelgo, Renuka built advanced software solutions working with tier one technology companies.

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Francis Wu, Director of Engineering

Francis has been building world class teams and delighting the customers for over 10 years. Prior to launching Xemelgo, Francis led multiple teams at Hitachi including QA, Customer Support, Product Management, and Engineering.

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Garrett Gross, Product Manager

Having worked building everything from iPhones to helicopters, Garrett understands the challenges faced by manufacturers firsthand. Most recently, Garrett was a startup founder and brings his diverse skills and experience the Xemelgo team.

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Client stories

Read how Centrix achieved double-digit ROI with Xemelgo's Asset Tracking and Management software.