Rike Sandlin advises organizations across the IT Asset Disposition and Electronics Recycling industry on Operational Excellence – the business strategies, go-to-market plans, processing best practices, sustainability initiatives, and continuous improvement – to enable scale and empower growth.
Before founding his consulting business, Rike was Chief Operating Officer of HiTech Assets, a leading IT asset recovery company. He has also supported several M/A transactions, including evaluation, due diligence, and post-transaction integration. As an advocate for best practices and high standards, Rike has been recognized throughout the industry by his appointments as Co-Chair of the R2 Technical Advisory Committee, Chairman of the RIOS Board of Directors, and Chair of ISRI’s Certification & Standards Committee. Rike frequently speaks on best practices and standards for the IT, ITAD, and recycling industries.
He also previously served as Environmental Affairs Director and Marketing Director for Arrow Electronics’ ITAD division, and also managed product development and marketing for Verizon.
Rike earned his engineering degree from Georgia Tech and MBA from Millsaps College. He currently resides in Oklahoma with his wife of 32+ years and is a proud parent of two grown sons.