RecycleBank, a rewards program that motivates people to recycle, has announced that Matthew Tucker has been appointed president of RecycleBank. Tucker has an established track record of bringing growth-stage companies to market maturity. His background encompasses a range of entrepreneurial and corporate leadership positions in the consumer and business-to-business technology and services industries. In addition to taking the presidential post, Tucker is also relocating RecycleBank from Philadelphia (where its been since its inception) to New York to help pursue growth opportunities.
Tucker served as chief executive officer of Rely Software, named by Upside magazine as one of the top 100 private companies in the world. He successfully grew the company and with the help of RRE Ventures sold it to Odyssey Logistics, a business process-outsourcing firm spun-off from Dow Chemical. Immediately before accepting the presidential post at RecycleBank, Tucker was the president of New York-based ISC Software, a leading provider of workforce management software. Tucker also served as the senior vice president of business development for Smart Systems Technologies, an innovative RFID solutions provider to the retail industry.
The upcoming October/November edition of Solid Waste & Recycling magazine will feature an article on how the RecycleBank program works.