Solutions that Endure
• Relevant, up-to-date experience,
• Hands on, "been there, done that "personalities,
• Highly successful track records.
David Hamner - highly successful data center executive; extensive experience as a DC developer and colocation operator CEO; advises
DC owners and commercial DC developers and operators with strategic planning risk management, project delivery/owner representation
and feasibility expertise; >20 complex DC projects, >30 site risk assessments, and many specific advisory engagements; previously
CEO of DataSpace, a colo operator, earlier held global DC responsibilities at JPMorgan Chase.
Hank Leingang - focus is competency mix needed in IT leadership; has served in CEO and CIO roles (both interim and as an employee);
served as a transformational CIO at Bechtel, Viacom and Triangle Industries; is a widely respected leader in the achievement of strategic
change through the innovative use of new technologies, process re-engineering and organizational development; MBA from Southern Illinois
Dave Mitchell - focus is effective and efficient IT delivery; has performed numerous projects re IT planning, high performance global
Infrastructure management (most notably for Chevron Corporation), applications delivery, and IT assessments; works with CIOs &
TMT members to insure IT delivers measureable business value; co-founder of Bay Area CIO Breakfast Roundtable; BS/Math, Grad of Duke
Advanced Management Program.
Harvey Schmit - headed business applications, European IT, Production Planning, and Japanese subcontracting at Intel; led the Business
Planning, Information Architecture, and Project Management areas for IT at AMD; has served as an Interim CIO; has performed many successful
BCP projects and other IT planning and project management assignments; BA-University of Wisconsin, MBA-Golden Gate University.
Ed Solomon - focus is building high performing employee + contractor teams and then overseeing those teams to insure their success
for clients such as PacBell, Dell Computer, Bank of America, etc.; recent emphasis has been healthcare industry; is ex SVP of Spherion's
Global Alliance Group; BS- Fairleigh Dickinson University, MS in Management Science from Stevens Institute of Technology.
Jim Spitze - 50+ yr career has been split 50/50 between serving as an IT executive and as an IT consultant; focus is the successful
management of IT for competitive advantage; has helped found the IT organizations of over a dozen companies, many of them in Silicon
Valley; has served many companies as their Interim CIO; BS+MS in EE + Ph.D. studies (Computer Architecture) all at UC-Berkeley.
Ron Smith - IT Director of Infrastructure Operations with deep experience transforming IT into a strategic tool which enhances
the business bottom line. Developer of internal and external secure customer system architectures used to support operations, hybrid
cloud, collaboration, data centers, high performance computing, and SaaS design offerings. Network and architecture expert with focus
on deployment and application of secure IT architectures. Holds patents for secure scalable cloud architectures.
Terry Curtis - focus is the strategic application of new information and communication technologies (ICT); mbr - State Bar of California
with expertise in the regulatory and legal constraints on the application of new ICT; has assessed network architectures and performed
reliability analyses; has developed evaluation metrics and meaningful SLAs with service providers. BS-UC Santa Barbara, JD-University
of Chicago, MA-USC.
Henry Neidermeier - served as a senior IT executive in healthcare, financial services, life sciences and higher education; a key IT
change leader; consolidated disparate operations and helped implement an Electronic Health Record system with the largest non profit
integrated healthcare system in the US;. PhD - University of Colorado, Grad of Advanced Leadership Program of University of
North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Coby Dunn - has served in interim CIO and other Sr. IT leadership positions in diverse industries, most recently with a rapidly growing
SaaS firm; strength include process improvement; has led the implementations of SaaS ERP's and related systems; has founded
IT units (org, governance, PMO, SDLC, etc. recent clients: Union Bank, CalPERS, Marketo; MBA from UC-Berkeley.
Larry Marks - focus is telecommunications standards and their importance to users, integrators and manufacturers; has served
as Chair, Expert, or Editor for several US and international standards bodies, and as liasion officer to other bodies performining
related work. Prior to becoming a respected telecommunications consutant, he served as the top telecommunications executive
for several prominent Silicon Valley hi-tech firms.