About Us

The Newmine team is passionate about delivering the next generation of retail excellence.

We are all accomplished professionals with deep retail strategy, operations, and IT systems skills honed by decades of in-the-trenches experience. We have helped some of the retail industry's most iconic brands transform their customer experience and enhance profitability.

Our Executive Team and Advisory Board come from:

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Navjit Bhasin, Founder & CEO

Navjit is a visionary expert in strategy, technology, operations, and change management. As a veteran entrepreneur and an active angel investor, he has worked in hands-on roles for several global retailers and consumer brands. Navjit has built his career as a natural problem solver, having helped retailers navigate the changing industry landscape so they can achieve peak operational efficiency, transform their customer experience, and enhance their profitability. 

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Rhyanna Taylor, Chief Product Officer

Rhyanna has 15+ years of experience managing roles in Fashion/Apparel spanning from product development to distribution.  Her natural ability to detect and solution challenges made her a trusted resource for teams in operations as well as corporate, leading ultimately to a role in sourcing, where she continued to strengthen her focus on finding the most effective way to address issues that occur at any level of the product life cycle. 

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Mark Schwans, VP Marketing

Mark is a retail technology enthusiast with over 20 years of experience in various leadership roles across Marketing, Product Strategy, Project Management, Consulting, and R&D. He brings a diverse background of real-world experience gained from world-class companies including Oracle, Accenture, Revionics (now part of Aptos), and more recently, antuit.ai and Zebra Technologies. Never one to sit back and do things as they've always been done, Mark identifies and delivers lasting impact for the current business climate.

Trishan Singh, CTO

Trishan is a retail technologist with 20 years of experience as a manager, developer, technical architect, and engineer. During his career, he has been instrumental in getting deep into the business and technology stack to surface the best ROI for the business. Enterprise systems and technology need to balance ease of use with timely business solutions. As the Chief Technology Officer at Iconic Group, Inc., Trishan led transformational technology changes and services for multiple business lines. Trishan has held technology leadership roles at Boot Barn, Sheplers and Mentor Graphics.


Advisory Board

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Diane Randolph

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Graziano De Boni

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Mike Relich

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Scott Glaser

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Ravi Bhaskaran

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Rich McMahon

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Donny Askin

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Guy Hipwell

Recognized as an industry innovator

Gartner Cool Vendor 2019

Recognized for Supply Chain Management Technology

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Named Disruptor in AI-Powered Inventory Management Technology

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2020 Exciting Startups

_SDCE Top Tech Startup

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Ensuring Retailers Thrive in a Transforming World.