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Richard Manders - 2018 Strategic Innovation Symposium

Richard Manders


Richard Manders is a serial entrepreneur who is dedicated to helping other entrepreneurs realize their vision through coaching and development. He has experience in founding and managing businesses, including iAutomation which he grew from $0 in sales to ~$80M in sales. He has also sold companies (including iAutomation and CSI) and played a key role in seven acquisitions and dozens of evaluations on both the buyer and seller side. Since 2007, Manders has worked hand in hand with The Riverside Company, the leading private equity firm in the middle market, and has helped to grow the company eight-fold in that time.