The Kitchen Right platform is based on:
1. Customer-focus, ensuring engaging, user-friendly software
2. Industry experience delivering time-saving, result-oriented assistance
3. A high-tech approach to simplify your complex buying problems
We Offer Professionals:
- 100% FREE, no obligation advertising on the public website (Kitchen-Right.com) and apps, plus the option for guaranteed leads
- Kitchen-Right™ style capabilities integrated into a professional's website, customized with your brand, logo, and style
- A website and/or apps customized to a professional's products and product lines– whether the products are interior-design related– or something completely different
President, Design Economics
Rod is an experienced business professional, entrepreneur and strategic leader with over 15 years developing and implementing innovative, customer-centric business strategies. Early in his career, Rod was a partner in the profi table acquisition of the French powerplant business, Pardies Energy, later founding a global strategy and business development consulting practice.
As a leader in his field, Rod provides strategic planning and business development expertise to Fortune 500 businesses. To date, he has been the lead strategic planning consultant for business with over $10 billion in turnover, and played key roles in business development reviews for more than $4 billion of international acquisitions. Rod also partners with leading Artificial Intelligence (AI) researcher Dr. Steve Omohundro, exploring opportunities to apply cutting-edge, proprietary technology to a wide range of applications, including improving legacy software systems, integrating other leading AI technologies, and identifying solutions to social issues. Rod is also finding ways to incorporate this cutting-edge technology into the everyday life of the average consumer.
Prior to his entrepreneurial career, Rod spent nine years with Cargill, Inc., including as a Leadership Team Member of Refined Oils Europe, a $3 billion European enterprise headquartered in the Netherlands. In his tenure at Cargill, Inc., Rod provided direct leadership to business development teams executing more than $40 million in new projects and sales teams expanding profit more than 300% in 3 years.
Rod is the President and Founder of Design Economics, a firm dedicated to improving life's complex buying decisions that launched Kitchen Right in 2015 using a proprietary software platform. This software platform integrates the analytical depth essential for complex-purchase decisions while incorporating the foundation for cutting-edge artificial intelligence technology.
Rod holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Michigan, taught MBA students and business professionals, and has published research in leading academic journals. He has lived on 4 continents with roles in business, government, and academia. Rod currently resides in Wilmington, Delaware with his wife and 3 sons.
Design Economics product developers have benefitted from the insights of more than 100 years of industry experience. Leaders sharing insights include:
RITA WILKINS | President of Design Services Ltd | www.designservicesltd.com
ABBY SCHWARTZ | President of Abby Schwartz Associates | www.abbyschwartzassociates.com
AMOS ALLGYER | President of Allgyer Fine Custom Cabinetry | www.allgyer.biz
J. RUSSELL JOHNSON | Retired Architect