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Chief Executive Officer

Amer Akhtar

Amer Akhtar has over 25 years of operating experience in companies ranging from startups to large multinationals in the US, Europe and Asia. He currently is a member of the Board of Directors of Thryv (NASDAQ: THRY), a provider of small business management software, and most recently served as CEO of, a venture-funded provider of AI-based recruiting solutions.

Among his accomplishments building and leading SaaS businesses, Akhtar served as President of Yahoo! Small Business, where he managed over half a million clients, growing their digital presence. In addition, Akhtar spent nearly a decade at ADP building and running HR SaaS businesses. From 2009 to 2013, he was Managing Director and Country President for ADP in Shanghai, China, where he built the core business from the ground up, becoming the leading provider in the HR SaaS sector.

Amer joined iTradeNetwork in 2022 and strongly resonates with the company’s deep reverence for how quality food is produced – centered around hard work, multigenerational family traditions, and pride.

Akhtar graduated from Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and three children.