Rubicon Technologies, LLC (“Rubicon” or the “Company”), a leading digital marketplace for waste and recycling and provider of innovative software-based solutions for businesses and governments worldwide, today announced the nomination of Barry H. Caldwell, former Waste Management Chief People Officer, for election to its Board of Directors (the “Board”) upon the closing of the Company’s previously announced business combination with Founder SPAC.
“We are thrilled to announce that Barry Caldwell is nominated for election to the post-combination Rubicon Board,” said Nate Morris, Chairman and CEO of Rubicon. “Barry brings with him a wealth of top tier management experience from within the waste and recycling sector. As the Rubicon team builds on our track record of growth, and our company takes the next step towards the public markets, Barry will provide invaluable guidance around corporate governance, human resources, talent strategy, and reputation management, as well as significant knowledge of the category and of the technology and sustainability imperatives that drive so much of our business today.”
Mr. Caldwell currently serves as a principal at Wroxton Civic Ventures, a Washington, D.C.-based advisory services concern. Prior to this, Mr. Caldwell enjoyed a 16-year career at Waste Management as a member of the company’s senior executive team, holding leadership roles including Senior Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications and Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Chief Legal Officer. Mr. Caldwell capped his time at Waste Management as Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Chief People Officer, with his principal responsibilities including human resources, state and federal policy, corporate communications, and community relations.
“I am delighted to be nominated to join the Rubicon Board at this exciting time in the Company’s history,” said Mr. Caldwell. “Rubicon is a leading environmental innovator, harnessing the power of its cloud-based software products to drive transformation in the waste and recycling category. As a member of the Board, I look forward to bringing my experience to bear in supporting the entire Rubicon team in this next phase of the Company’s life.”
Mr. Caldwell is a graduate of Dartmouth College, where he studied History, and he earned his J.D. from Georgetown University.