Rick Crandall, Chairman of the Board

Rick Crandall is the chairman of the board of directors for Pelstar, LLC, the makers of Health o meter® Professional scales. Possessing over 26 years of CEO experience, Rick is considered a leader in the software industry and serves on the board of directors for numerous companies:

  • Pelstar, LLC (Chairman): Manufactures Health o meter® Professional medical scales
  • Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: DFIN) - Chairman of the Board
  • Diebold Nixdorf Inc. (NYSE: DBD), Chair of Technology Strategy and Innovation Committee, Member of Governance Committee
  • National Cybersecurity Center (Chair of the Cyber Commitee, Member of Governance, author, NCC Cybersecurity Oversight Certification Course)
  • Enterprise Software CEO Roundtable, Founder and Chairman for 24 years
  • Actv8 Inc.: A digital customer-engagement software platform for the media and retail industries
  • Virun, Inc. - biotech firm re-inventing the "fatty acid" health-beverage market
  • WP Engine - Member, Audit Committee, Wordpress platform and hosting for enterprise digital customer engagement

Other business-related accomplishments include:

  • Founder, former CEO and Chariman of Comshare, Inc.
  • Former Chairman of Novell
  • Former Chairman, Giga Information Group
  • Former Chairman of the Association for the Computer Software and Services Industry (ITAA); He served on the ITAA Board for over 20 years, chairing its strategic planning committee for 12 years
  • Technology advisor to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce from 2003 to 2008
  • Selected as "One of the 5 Leading Pioneers of the Computer Industry" (ICP Business Software Review)
  • Received the 1992 Outstanding Entrepreneur Award from the University of Michigan Business School and Harvard Business School Alumni groups
  • Crandall attended the University of Michigan where he received a BS degree in Electrical Engineering, a BS degree in Mathematics and a MS degree in Industrial Engineering.
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