University of Vermont
Bachelor of Science (BS) Mechanical Engineering; Applied Mathematics- University of Vermont
Computer Software; Leadership; Product Management; Cloud Computing
Rich Buchheim is the senior vice president and chief product officer for SilkRoad Technology, Inc. Rich received his bachelor's of science in mechanical engineering from the University of Vermont. He played football for the university and graduated with honors. Rich has overall responsibility for Product Development, Product Management, IT, and SaaS Operations at SilkRoad Technology, a leading supplier of end-to-end Talent Management Solutions for small to mid-size businesses and organizations. Rich is a recognized industry expert with over four decades of experience creating product strategies, managing product development, and bringing products to market in enterprise content management, compliance, collaboration, and a range of other business applications. Rich is a serial entrepreneur who led three successful start-ups, has consulted for a number of Fortune 100 companies, and has also held key executive and leadership positions at Oracle, OpenText, Intergraph, and General Electric. At Oracle, Rich was the driving force behind the company becoming a leader in content management and was widely known there as "The Godfather of Content Management."