Experts Exchange Names Gene Richardson as New COO

Richardson brings over 20 years of executive, hands-on experience in large enterprises including Charles Schwab and IBM

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., August 18, 2015 – Experts Exchange, the network for technology professionals, today announced Gene Richardson as its new Chief Operations Officer.


Gene Richardson, Experts Exchange Chief Operations Officer

“Gene has the experience, skills, and vision needed to lead Experts Exchange into a more dynamic future, while maintaining a steadfast commitment to our members,” owner Randy Redberg said. “With his in-depth knowledge of the technology industry, I am confident that Gene can expand our ability to provide valuable resources to technology professionals worldwide.”

An accomplished technology and business visionary, Richardson brings over 20 years of executive, hands-on experience in large enterprises including Charles Schwab and IBM to his new role. His appointment follows the exit of other members of the executive team.

“The future is bright for Experts Exchange,” says Richardson. “Thanks to the dedication of our talented staff and members, we have created a world-class community where technology users thrive. I look forward to improving upon our rich history.”

The restructuring sets the stage for Experts Exchange to focus on three key initiatives:

  • Adding valuable opportunities for members to solve problems, learn skills, and network with others.
  • Expanding content in numerous innovative and emerging technologies.
  • Building the community of global experts.

Richardson added, “Both our company and community are strong, and I am deeply committed to their continued success.”

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About Leslie Bloom

Leslie is the Product Marketing Manager for Experts Exchange. With a strong background in design and communications, she has a passion for all things tech and all things California. She is here to share feature updates, resources and announcements as a member of the Experts Exchange team.