Leadership Team

Managing Partner and CEO

Randy Dow has over 30 years of Information Systems experience with well over 20 years in strategic and management roles. Randy is currently a co-founder and Managing Partner for BDP Technology Solutions, a systems consulting and integration company based out of Concord, NH. Randy has been instrumental in management, strategic planning and new systems implementation for companies such as Orchard Brands, J. Jill Acquisitions, Restoration Hardware, Sturm Ruger, and Vermont Country Store along with other major retailers and manufacturing companies.

Prior to starting BDP Technology Solutions, Randy was the Vice President of Information Systems at the J. Jill Group. He, and his IS team, were instrumental in establishing a solid strategic plan coupled with a leading edge technical infrastructure, while implementing a new foundation of business applications to support the growth of the business. J. Jill grew from a $30 million direct marketing company to a $500 million multi-channel retailer, expanding into the e-commerce and retail sales channels with over 300 retail stores nationwide. Previous to J. Jill, Randy worked at various IS positions (full time and consulting) in the travel, healthcare, insurance and manufacturing industries. Randy has published articles along with participation in industry conference presentations and advisory boards.

Managing Partner and President

Mark Placy has over 30 years of Information Systems experience with well over 20 years in strategic and management roles. Mark is currently a co-founder and Managing Partner for BDP Technology Solutions, a systems consulting and integration company based out of Concord, NH. Mark has been instrumental in management, strategic planning and new systems implementation for companies such as Orchard Brands, J. Jill Acquisitions, Restoration Hardware, Sturm Ruger, and Vermont Country Store along with other major retailers and manufacturing companies.

Prior to starting BDP Technology Solutions, Mark was the Operational Vice President of Technology at the J. Jill Group. He was part of a team that was instrumental in establishing a solid strategic plan coupled with a leading edge technical infrastructure, while implementing a new foundation of business applications to support the growth of the business. J. Jill grew from a $30 million direct marketing company to a $500 million multi-channel retailer, expanding into the e-commerce and retail sales channels with over 300 retail stores nationwide. Previous to J. Jill, Mark was the Director of Operations for a multi-title publishing company responsible for a team of creative, production and technology associates. Mark holds a Master’s Degree in Management of Information Technology from Dartmouth College.

Principal and CTO

George Lagos has 20 years of leadership experience in software development and information systems. As Principal for BDP Technology Solutions LLC, George manages key accounts and provides project management expertise along with hands-on technical skills to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget. With a proven track record of building and organizing technical teams, he has successfully managed the implementation of numerous large-scale IT initiatives. George also has extensive knowledge and experience with product lifecycle management (PLM) applications and order management systems in an Omni Channel environment.

Prior to joining BDP Technology Solutions, George founded Odyssey Technology Solutions, Inc. From 2007-2016, Odyssey Technology Solutions provided consulting services to numerous clients, including BDP Technology Solutions, and delivered world-class IT solutions to the retail sector.

Other experiences include Director of Supply Chain Applications at J. Jill and Co-Founder/Principle Software Engineer at BinarTek, Inc. George holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Engineering from Boston University.