Teikametrics is the leading Retail Optimization Platform (ROP) for sellers. They are obsessed with helping sellers optimize for profitability. They optimize billions of transactions for thousands of entrepreneurs around the world selling on Amazon and other marketplaces. The Teikametrics ROP platform uses proprietary econometrics and machine-learning data models packaged in a simple SaaS interface. They combine our best in class technology with coaching and support from our world-class team based in Boston, MA.
As the Founder and CEO, Alasdair is responsible for Teikametrics’ business strategy and technology platform.
In 2001, Alasdair founded an e-commerce company in his dorm-room which grew into a multi-million dollar company selling high-end sporting goods. The company became one of Amazon's first Third-Party Retailers in the sporting goods category in 2003.
He also founded the weight loss and fitness company Traineo and has built and provided e-commerce solutions to large organizations including Newscorp, The Times of London, L’Oreal, and The New York Marathon.
Alasdair earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics at Harvard University where he was captain of the Track and Field Team and a member of the Great Britain and England national track teams.
August 17th, 2020 | Season 9 | 42 mins 14 secs
Chad and Lindsey talk with Alasdair McLean-Foreman, CEO & Founder of Teikametrics, discussing early days of community building online, geography in relation to investors, his history with VC, the importance of relationship building, when & how much money to raise, time investment of a CEO for fundraising, and sharing financials with the team.
July 20th, 2020 | Season 9 | 38 mins 51 secs
Chad and Lindsey catch up with Alasdair McLean-Foreman, CEO & Founder of Teikametrics, as they head into the second half of the year discussing finding balance (especially when you love your work), examining 'what's our role' to make an impact in responding to national and global events, the importance of exercise in his life, and staying engaged with the product even as one's focus shifts more broadly in the company.
June 22nd, 2020 | Season 9 | 47 mins 43 secs
Chad and Lindsey talk with Alasdair McLean-Foreman, CEO & Founder of Teikametrics, about product-led direct-to-consumer as the future of sales, capturing multiple market segments, and sales structure within Teikametrics.
May 18th, 2020 | Season 9 | 47 mins 2 secs
Chad and Lindsey talk with Alasdair McLean-Foreman, CEO & Founder of Teikametrics, about Teikametrics' guiding principles, Zoom fatigue, rethinking stances on remote work, the value of a peer group, and how retail is adapting during Covid-19.
April 20th, 2020 | Season 9 | 50 mins 44 secs
Chad and Lindsey talk with Alasdair McLean-Foreman, CEO & Founder of Teikametrics, about the history of the platform, staying focused on the needs of your customers, shifting product requirements to meet your ideal buyer-personas, and their newly-minted formal product roadmap.
December 10th, 2018 | Season 7 | 39 mins 59 secs
Aatish Salvi, CTO of Teikametrics, discusses building a service for 3rd party Amazon sellers using data science, being wary of pre-mature optimization, integrating data engineering research into the team, and working with Amazon as both a partner and a competitor.