Rick Hernandez leads Commercial Innovation and Business Development for Pitney Bowes. He launched Pitney’s Shipping API business and is responsible for guiding Pitney’s Global Fulfillment, Shipping and Returns strategy. A graduate of Stanford University, Rick previously led Research & Development, Customer Service and Business Development at Endicia, where he transitioned the business from a $10M startup to a $100M powerhouse. Rick has held leadership positions in Product Management and Client Services for successful startups that have been acquired by Sungard, Travelocity/Sabre, Infor, Newell Rubbermaid, and Stamps.com. He has been awarded eight patents and currently serves on a volunteer basis as a Planning Commissioner in Half Moon Bay, where he lives with his family.