Smarter Sorting

Committed to a zero-waste future by maximizing the salvation of unwanted items.

Big quotesSmarter Sorting is a purpose-driven company committed to increasing sustainable options for unsold or damaged products. Our cutting-edge machine learning technology enables cost-effective, compliant decisions for all unsold products, and our process advances our partners’ zero-waste goals.”
—Chris Ripley, Smarter Sorting CEO

Our team

As a collective group of machine learning experts, successful serial entrepreneurs, data scientists, sustainability experts, and national account program managers, we work with a dogged commitment to data-driven sustainability that drives us toward a singular goal: to reduce waste through the salvation of unwanted items.

We do what it takes. We are driven to become experts. We are not jerks. We are real. We have grit. We play it fast and loose here, but we’re all driven to be proactive and strategic. A healthy culture is key to our company’s success and more importantly our employees’ happiness. Our core values drive our culture and in turn, we achieve our vision.

Are you ready to join this mission-driven adventure?


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Chris Ripley

Chief Executive Officer (Co-founder)

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Charlie Vallely  

  Chief Product Officer (Co-founder)   

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David Carr

Chief Technology Officer

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  Jake LaCivita   

  VP of Product

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  Jason Melbourne   

  VP of Data Science

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Daniel Chen

VP of Data Engineering

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Nathan Lowery

  VP of Software   

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  Scott Mackey   

  VP of Sustainability

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location-icon4901 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin TX 78702

phone-iconSupport (USA): 512-593-2594

phone-iconSupport (Canada): 647-243-8394

phone-iconGeneral inquiries: 866-271-0623

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