Adam Kanouse

Adam Kanouse

CEO

Adam is currently CEO at OpTier. Adam has traversed the entire spectrum at OpTier - from securing and managing a multitude of clients as a sales director, to leading the company's Big Data Analytics initiative as CIO. Throughout his career, Adam has served as an advisor to large Fortune 500 companies, particularly in retail, banking and insurance. Adam has specialized in large-scale business and technology transformation initiatives. Adam joined OpTier after a successful career at Accenture.

Simon Blanks

Simon Blanks

Chief Revenue Officer

As Chief Revenue Officer, Simon has responsibility for Optier's growth and creating significant client value for OpTier, the fastest growing global provider of APM and Big Data solutions. His vast experience combines business and sales experience with global consulting practice leadership and the technological know-how to drive growth. Before joining OpTier, Simon held a variety of leadership positions with CA Technologies, Luminant Worldwide, AT&T, KPMG and Accenture. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Bradley University where he graduated with Honors.

Rick Buchholz

Chief Financial Officer

Prior to joining Optier, Rick Buchholz served as Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer at superDimension, Ltd., a medical device manufacturer providing proprietary capital equipment, software and disposable devices for the diagnosis and treatment of lung disease, from August 2006 until July 2013. superDimension was acquired by Covidien for $300 million plus additional earn-out in May 2012. From 2001 to 2006, he was president of a consulting firm that provided contract CFO services to emerging and mid-size technology and health care companies. From 1997 to 2001, Rick served as Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer of Vascular Solutions, Inc., a publicly-held medical device company, from its private equity offerings through its initial public offering in 2000. Rick began his career at Ernst & Young LLP in Minneapolis, holds a B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire and is a licensed CPA.