About Us


Our Approach

Technology changes so fast on so many fronts.  Our philosophy is to be part of the evolution.  No one can do it all alone.  We will collaborate with the best and brightest to constantly challenge, constantly reinvent, and constantly exceed what was thought possible.

Our Story

Aperio’s story is just beginning.  Disruption is coming, in a big way, to systems and processes that have run the most effective businesses of the last thirty years.  Unprecedented technical capability is opening opportunity and challenging the status quo on every front.  Aperio was founded to focus specifically on the emerging opportunities of blockchain.  There is much to be learned, explored, and changed and we will be on the leading edge of that change; bringing new ways of thinking and new ways of doing things to the companies that will be tomorrow’s champions.


Meet the Team

Todd Taylor

Co-Founder & CEO

Todd Taylor is a Professor of Practice in the supply chain department of Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business and is the co-founder of Aperio.  He is the Managing Director for the Network for Value Chain Excellence which is an advisory board comprising some of the world’s most forward thinking supply chain executives.  He  holds a masters of international management from Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Business and Brigham Young University.  He is an expert in supply chain management and High Tech & Electronics Industries. His areas of research include: Blockchain, Operations Strategy & Transformation, Analytics, Modeling and Optimization, Technology Platforms & Digital Computing, Digital Business and China’s impact on global supply chains.  Todd worked for Compaq, HP and IBM for over 25 years in multiple functions.  He most recently managed and end-to-end, global operational transformation for Huawei (the world’s largest network communications provider).  Other projects include: Schneider Electronics: Supply Chain Optimization, Global Electronics Company: Full portfolio, eCommerce Redesign.  Global Electronics Company: Order to Cash process mapping and optimization (country by country), Global Industrial Manufacturer: Risk Management and others.  Todd co-founded Ops Rules Management Consultants which is now Accenture Analytics.

Ken Staker

Co-Founder & CIO

Ken Staker is a seasoned technologist and entrepreneur and a co-founder of Aperio.  He is currently pursing a master’s degree from Boston University in Data Analytics and holds a degree from Arizona State University in Materials Science and Engineering.  Ken is an expert in ERP systems and has spent twenty one years working in the SAP ecosystem.  As CIO for MWA Intelligence, an OEM partner with SAP, Ken managed the entire SAP practice from engineering and development of industry vertical solutions, enterprise architecture and delivery systems, implementation methodologies, and consulting and delivery.  He has developed, implemented and supported business critical systems from small business to Fortune 100.  He is deeply skilled in software design and development, systems integration, electronic commerce, cloud architecture and delivery, and database design and management.  He has served as the CIO for MWA Intelligence and Global Management and Materials.  He has started, grown and sold two technology and consulting companies.  Ken began his career with Accenture (Andersen Consulting).

Next Steps…

Aperio is tackling the most challenging aspects of the modern supply chain with innovative blockchain applications.  Contact us today to see how our experts can help you innovate and integrate blockchain technology into your ecosystem.