Rimini Street Management Team

Anthony DeShazor, SVP and Chief Client Officer

Anthony DeShazor is passionate about using technology to solve real problems and helping technologists understand what customers need. His proven skills include building effective teams of technical people, architecting complex solutions, and managing strategic customers and customer relationships in general. His responsibilities include maturing the end-to-end client experience at Rimini Street and maximizing the value clients receive.

Prior to joining Rimini Street in 2018, he spent 12 years at Pentaho and, after its acquisition by Hitachi Data Systems, three years in the Hitachi Vantara business unit focused on data integration, analytics, and emerging technologies such as IoT. He originally joined Pentaho to lead engineering. As he advanced within the company, he became the SVP and Chief Solution Architect, taking responsibility for ensuring customer success. His most recent title at Hitachi Vantara was Global VP of Customer Success.

Earlier in his career, Mr. DeShazor served in software development and project management roles at Lawson Software and Hyperion Solutions. Based in Atlanta, he is also a part-time musician, specializing in keyboard and most brass instruments.