AIMeCAST Welcomes The Addition of Ruben Dario Taborda as Chief Commercial Officer

October 6, 2020

A true visionary, relentless innovator Ruben Taborda has retired as a Senior Director at Johnson & Johnson and now joins the AIMeCAST team as Chief Commercial Officer. Over the course of 35+ years at the diversified healthcare conglomerate, Ruben maintained a strong focus on driving growth and diversity throughout all areas of the business.

“We are thrilled to have Ruben join the quickly growing AIMeCAST Team,” said Steve Rimland, Founder and CEO. “His diverse background, well-rounded leadership expertise, and key knowledge of revenue generation, coupled with diversity, supply chain, and procurement expertise, will greatly enhance our team as we look ahead into the future.”
Rimland also noted, “Ruben knows our product from a customer perspective working with it for the last 2 years at Johnson & Johnson  This will assist  AIMeCAST in penetrating many different markets with our platform. I believe Ruben is a critical asset to any team he is on, and we are excited to have the opportunity to work with him.”

Ruben held many senior level executive roles inside of Johnson & Johnson.  He was most recently Senior Director, Supply Chain Customer Solutions, where he was responsible for development and deployment of solutions that improve the efficiency and experience of Hospital/ASC and Distributor customers to help achieve the Triple Aim goals in Healthcare.

Prior, he was Vice President, Enterprise Customer Team Leader supporting top integrated delivery networks (IDNs) with strategic account management, innovative contracting, and unique solutions. He also served as Chief Procurement Officer, Medical Devices while also leading Supplier Diversity for the entire Johnson & Johnson enterprise.

Ruben joined J&J in 1984 as an engineering intern. Throughout his career, he has worked in areas of increasing responsibility across various business units spanning the full range of healthcare including the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices sectors. Moreover, he has rotated through many diverse functions including Procurement, Manufacturing, Planning, Distribution/Transportation, Finance, Customer Marketing, Sales, and Account Management.

In 2008, Ruben assumed responsibility for the Johnson & Johnson Supplier Diversity program. Under his leadership, Johnson & Johnson spend with minority- and woman-owned businesses grew by 50% in three years. Through this achievement, J&J has the distinction of being the first healthcare company to become a member of the Billion Dollar Round Table, a prestigious group of only twenty corporations that spend over one billion dollars annually with diverse suppliers. In addition, J&J’s small business spend grew to nearly 25% of total US procurement dollars.

Ruben has been honored with numerous supplier diversity awards, including the Long Island Hispanic Chamber, the US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and the American Association of Hispanic Healthcare Executives.

Ruben currently serves on two non-profit boards: Hunterdon Healthcare Hospital and The Orphan Starfish Foundation. He recently completed a 7-year term with the National Hispanic Chamber of Commerce serving in Finance and Compensation committee functions.

He holds an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua Executive MBA program, a Masters in Manufacturing from the Kettering Institute in Michigan, and a BA in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University.

AIMeCAST is excited for the road ahead with Ruben on board. Join us in welcoming him to one of the fastest growing companies in the tech world today.


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