Gordan Redzic

  • Chief Technology Officer at daVinci Payments, Chicago-based FinTech company, specializing in delivering payments and incentives for clients in 160+ countries.
  • Vice President of Product Development at Sleep Number from 2014 to 2018, responsible for SleepIQ, world’s foremost smart sleep platform
  • Past Director of Product Management at Paylocity, provider of Payroll and HR solutions, which executed an initial public offering (IPO) in 2014, raising over $82 M.
  • BS from Loyola University Chicago, where he founded and was the President of Club Volleyball team; MS in Computer Science from Illinois Institute of Technology and an MBA from Northwestern, Kellogg School of Management, where he played on Kellogg’s volleyball club
  • Played volleyball for 30 years, and still plays multiple times a week (both indoor and outdoor). 2011 USAV National Championships BB Gold Division 2nd Place Winner.
  • Former volunteer coach for YMCA Evanston kids’ volleyball program, which focused on bringing the sport to underprivileged children. Currently coaching through EVP Academies Volleykids program, which his two sons attend.
  • Favorite volleyball memory: Serbia winning the men’s volleyball gold medal in 2000 Olympics in Sydney. Gordan is from former Yugoslavia, where his father played professional volleyball for many years.