Brian Olesen

Brian Olesen

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Brian Olesen has over 21 years of progressively responsible experience in a variety of leadership and technical roles within the software industry. He’s provided business solutions, partner relationships, and all stages of product services for an industry leading Retail Inventory Control/POS system. Brian has provided retailers, in many verticals, with in-depth analysis to improve operations and bottom-line numbers. Brian’s ability to simplify advanced processes, procedures, and data is what makes him so effective in communicating with others.

After spending twenty years working with retailers to collect information, Brian wanted to do something meaningful with the data that would make a difference for them in their business, and their lives.

In 2017, Brian decided to share his knowledge and experience in retailing and started Simple Retail, Inc. He joined Management One™ with the goal of helping independent specialty retail stores increase sales, cash flow, and profits.

A retailer as well, Brian and his wife, Genie, own and operate seasonal specialty stores in the Des Moines market.