Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Karonis is Kurt Salmon’s deputy chief executive officer. He has more than 25 years of experience advising the world’s leading retail and consumer products companies in strategy, operations and information systems. He currently leads the firm’s North American, United Kingdom and Asia-Pacific operations, in addition to worldwide IT and human resources functions.
Managing Partner, Health Care Group
In his 15 years with the firm, Andy Bachrodt has worked with the leaders of over 60 health care organizations to help them advance their strategy, navigate organizational change and better serve their communities. His client base includes regional and national health systems, community hospitals and academic medical centers.
Dr. Daryouche Behboudi
CIO Advisory Practice Lead and Partner, North America
Dr. Daryouche Behboudi leads Kurt Salmon’s CIO Advisory practice in North America. He has over a decade of consulting experience with top-tier financial services firms, focusing on IT operations and organizational design, IT integrated planning, IT procurement and outsourcing, enterprise data center strategy, enterprise network architecture, IT cost takeout, IT strategy articulation, and enterprise program management office design and implementation. Before joining Kurt Salmon, Dr. Behboudi was a managing director at BearingPoint. His doctorate was earned in electrical engineering, and subsequent postdoctoral study work as a research fellow was focused on modeling advanced materials for use in aircraft design at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the largest science and energy national laboratory in the U.S. Department of Energy system.
Managing Partner, Kurt Salmon North America and North American Retail and Consumer Products Group
Mr. Riley is the head of Kurt Salmon’s North American Retail and Consumer Products Group. For more than 20 years, he has been providing retailers and consumer products companies with strategic planning, organizational design, consumer insights and merchandising process improvement services. Before joining Kurt Salmon, Mr. Riley was the president of Stride Rite, leading a chain of 300 specialty retail stores and a branded wholesale business. He is regularly cited in leading publications, including the Wall Street Journal. Mr. Riley is a member of the Retail Industry Leaders Association Board of Directors and the Association of Management Consulting Firms' Board of Directors.