BrillDog Founder Named SDCE Provider Pros to Know

Award recognizes outstanding executives whose accomplishments offer a roadmap for other leaders leveraging the supply chain for competitive advantage. New Freedom, PA — March 22, 2023 — BrillDog, the only supply chain technology built for small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMB), announcesthat CEO and Founder, Sam Polakoff, has been selected as a Supply & Demand Chain Executive (SDCE) 2023 … Read more

BrillDog Founder and Award-Winning Author Sam Polakoff, Releases 4th Novel

Page-Turning Medical Thriller – An Inch from Oblivion – Available Soon New Freedom, PA — February 21, 2023 — Sam Polakoff, Founder and CEO of BrillDog, the only supply chain technology built for small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMB), is releasing his fourth novel entitled, “An Inch from Oblivion,” on April 15, 2023. The book is the harrowing … Read more

Supply Chains Suffer Huge Disruptions from Turkey Earthquake Due to Supply Interruptions

BrillDog Reminds SMBs to Have Multiple Suppliers to Reduce a Supply Chain Shutdown New Freedom, PA — February 10, 2023 — BrillDog, the only supply chain technology built for small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMB), announces that in an age of increasing supply chain disruptions from natural disasters, geopolitical issues, and socioeconomic challenges, the recent earthquake in Turkey … Read more

BrillDog™ Introduces New Website to Help Educate SMBs on Supply Chain

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BrillDog Supply Chain Management System Helps SMBs Transform Their Business for Growth New Freedom, PA — January 10, 2023 — BrillDog, the only supply chain technology built for small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMB), announces its brand new website ( is live, delivering vital information to educate SMBs on supply chain best practices, trends, and challenges. The site … Read more

BrillDog Receives Food Logistics 2022 Top Software Technology Provider Award


Media Contact:Becky BoydMediaFirst PR ( BrillDog Supply Chain Management System for Small to Mid-Sized Businesses New Freedom, PA — December 12, 2022 — BrillDog, the only supply chain technology built for small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMB), announces the company has won the 2022 Top Software Technology Providers Award from Food Logistics magazine. This award honors top software … Read more

BrillDog Adds Frank DeSantis as Chief Operating Officer

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Media Contact:Becky BoydMediaFirst PR ( 23 Years of Sales and Marketing Experience Will Accelerate BrillDog’s Growth New Freedom, PA — November 1, 2022 — BrillDog, the only supply chain technology built for small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMB), announces the addition of Frank DeSantis as Chief Operating Officer (COO). As COO, Frank will be managing the company’s overall … Read more

BrillDog Acquires/Licenses Intellectual Property (IP) From Nexterus

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Media Contact:Becky BoydMediaFirst PR ( SaaS-Based Supply Chain Management for Small-to-Mid Sized Businesses New Freedom, PA — September 27, 2022 — BrillDog, the only supply chain technology built for small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMB), announces acquisition/licensing of software intellectual property (IP) from Nexterus. BrillDog intends to use the Nexterus IP to develop a supply chain management system … Read more

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Shawna Baker is a strategic partnerships & business development leader with 18 years of experience in supply chain & logistics technology. She is passionate about fostering relationships, symbiotic partnerships, and leading global go-to-market strategy to drive revenue. Shawna is a results-oriented leader with a successful track record of assembling and motivating high-performing teams that exceed goals. Shawna has held executive positions with supply chain tech companies including OneRail, Tive, Logility, and Infor.

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Kris Mathisen is a leader in digital infrastructure transformation with world class experience driving service excellence for top organizations including McKesson, Bridgestone, UC Berkeley, Truist, Willis Towers Watson, Pacific Life, and Isuzu, to name a few. Kris brings an entrepreneurial orientation to drive profitable growth, market position and shareholder value for emerging and established solution providers. He has direct experience in managing large $350M programs, establishing over $100M in P/L and oversight of 350 service professionals delivering technical support, professional services, and industry advice. Kris’ specialties include strategic transformation, turnaround, fast growth, P&L, business development, organizational development, operations, market evaluation, penetration, competitive positioning, customer relationship management, strategic partnerships, alliances, and IT executive management.

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Bob Willis brings more than 30 years of leadership and entrepreneurial experience and has sourced and led control transactions in various industries including online gaming, computer software, natural resources, among others. Bob is a co-founder of Navigation Capital Partners L.P. In addition to his role at Navigation Capital, Bob served as president of Pensare Acquisition Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLS), which completed an acquisition in April 2020 and was renamed to American Virtual Cloud Technologies (NASDAQ: AVCT), where Bob is still an advisor. He was a key financial architect of Pensare’s successful acquisition of Computex Technology Solutions and AVC Technologies’ contract with AT&T.

Prior to co-founding Navigation Capital, Bob served as the president of Nsoro, LLC in 2007. In such capacity, he negotiated the acquisition of the business by MasTec (NYSE: MTZ) and following its acquisition, served in an advisory role from 2010 through July 2016. From December 2013 until December 2015, Bob served as the chairman of U.S. Shale Solutions, Inc., a shale services company which he founded in 2013.

In 2004, Mr. Willis founded Gaming VC Holdings, now named Entain plc (LSE: ENT) which is listed on the London Stock Exchange. Bob served as the financial director and executive vice chairman until 2006. Entain is now one of the world’s largest gaming groups, employing more than 24,000 people in 20 offices across the five continents.

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Jimmy has over 30 years of experience specializing in leveraging technology to help clients modernize their business processes and information systems, reduce costs, and improve efficiency. His areas of expertise include sales and business development, practice development, IT transformation, business transformation, and IT strategy. Over the course of his career, Jimmy has worked with major corporations in industries including high tech, retail, travel/hospitality, manufacturing, telecommunications, information services, consumer products, oil and gas, petrochemical, and healthcare.

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Bob Gray

Bob Gray is a strategic and growth-oriented business and technology leader. As a board member and investor, public company corporate executive with full P&L responsibility and professional services partner and practice leader, he has guided and led teams to deliver growth and excellence in over 30 countries across all regions. Bob has extensive experience in strategy, capital allocation, corporate development and M&A, business transformation, digital innovation, technology enablement, operational effectiveness, supply chain optimization, and organizational change.

Bob also served as a US Congressional candidate, former elected official, and a current appointed government authority board member, applying his leadership and problem-solving skills to public service and civic engagement. Bob has worked in executive positions for companies including, but not limited to, Accenture, CapGemini, Bearing Point, and BDO.

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