Meet the Team

Rich Bendickson


Rich Bendickson is the founder of Dashboard Gear. He has over 25 years of experience in Business Intelligence and Reporting Solutions. He has developed numerous business intelligence and reporting solutions related to ERP, Time Tracking and other enterprise data sources. Rich is responsible for Dashboard Gear’s Product Development and Implementation Services. Prior to founding Dashboard Gear Rich was a Sr. Product Manager with Lawson Software.

Tom Zydel

Vice President, Sales

Tom Zydel has over 37 years’ experience in enterprise-level sales, sales management and marketing, specializing in Business Intelligence, ERP applications, development tools and professional services. Prior to joining Dashboard Gear, Tom was Vice President of Business Development at Symphony Corporation and JGI (acquired by Symphony Corp.) where he provided strategic leadership and sales/marketing management of the firm’s Healthcare, Business Intelligence and ERP professional services practices.

Matthew Nye

Team Leader/Senior Technology Consultant

Matthew Nye is technology solutions expert with a focus on Business Intelligence and ERP systems. Matt has extensive experience in multi-platform environments designing from full-life cycle projects to customization of resident systems. Matt’s primary focus has been on operational applications for medium to large organizations.

Jake Park

Team Leader/Senior Technology Consultant

Jake Park is a business intelligence professional with over 17 years of experience working in the enterprise software industry. Prior to joining Dashboard Gear, Jake was a Lawson implementations consultant specializing in Process Automation and BI development.

Paul Brown

Team Leader/Senior BI Consultant

Paul Brown’s career has focused on extracting usable information from complex data systems. Paul specializes in delivering reporting and analysis solutions using Dashboard Gear’s technology as well as Infor BI. Recent projects include a financial analysis system from Epic data and a labor and productivity analysis dashboard for an East-coast healthcare organization.