Jeff Richards

Managing Partner,
CIO Professional Services, LLC

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CIO Professional Services, LLC


Over 25 years of experience developing business strategy, aligning the supporting Information Technology and associated organizational changes to deliver the results. An inspirational leader who will roll up his sleeves to get the job done. Has a global perspective developed during significant P&L management level positions in Asia and Europe.

His experience is divided between positions in both industry and consulting. He has run a $100 million consulting practice as well as grown his own 3 person consultancy to over $3 million in 18 months. His industry positions were in Materials, Operations and IT Management.

Subject Areas - Information Technology & Business Alignment and Transformation, Supply Chain Management, ERP, Customer Service, Operational Consolidation, Global Outsourcing, WW Real Estate and Facilities Management

Excellent Business Acumen – Strategic Planning, Business Development, Operations, Sales & Marketing, Product Development, Large-Scale Program Management, P&L and Budgeting, Team Building & Performance Optimization, C-Level Client Relationship Management

Industry Verticals – High Tech, Manufacturing, Software, Energy & Utilities, Telecommunications, Aerospace & Defense, Financial Services Sectors

Clients and employers have ranged from a small start ups to nonprofits to Fortune 100 companies. A theme has been a need for significant transformation strategy to be envisioned then executed. These initiatives have ranged from step function revenue growth to global divestitures to operational cost reduction

A sample list of recent clients includes: ACE Insurance, Agilent Technologies, Hewlett-Packard, Juniper Networks, Mitsubishi, Motorola, Neustar, Notre Dame de Namur University, Oracle, Pacific Ethanol, PGP, Rambus, Recology, Salesforce, Wipro and YMCA of Silicon Valley

Specialties: Business Strategy and IT alignment and execution, Cyber Security, Interim and Fractional IT executives, Project & Program Management, Supply Chain, Outsourcing, Post Merger Integration, International Operations, Customer Support