Chief Executive Officer
As Chief Executive Officer of REI, company co-founder Shyam Salona spends his days focused on building a culture of empowered teams and developing the agility of our company. Shyam believes that the work environment he fosters within REI is the most important factor in REI’s ability to develop and deliver highly innovative solutions to our customers. Shyam looks at our company’s success from multiple directions, and always seeks new ways that REI can continue to help our customers better achieve their missions. Shyam believes it is important to take the time to get to know the people he works with and, as a result, he works directly with customers, employees, and partners on a day-to-day basis.