Brad DeSent

EOS implementer

 

BRAD is a Program Manager for HTG Peer Groups and an accomplished entrepreneur whose value proposition revolves around bringing together people, processes and technology in order to achieve the best possible results with the greatest efficiency. As Online Program Manager for HTG Peer Groups, he is also a facilitator of a virtual community of IT solution providers. In bridging the business-technology gap, Brad is a results-driven thought leader who leverages his industry knowledge to enhance the productivity and efficiency of companies by providing strategic direction and best-fit technology solutions.

Known for his ability to successfully align technology with business operations, Brad embraces a collaborative approach to system design and implementation. He combines depth and breadth of operational experience with an adaptive understanding of how firms optimize technology. A natural troubleshooter and self-proclaimed synergist, Brad has achieved great success in enhancing business processes performance in both the startup environment and in established market sectors while ensuring that firms derive maximum benefit from their IT investments. He is adept at monitoring the performance and efficiency of a given strategy, and communicating complex issues to both a technical and non-technical audience.

A conscientious and dedicated mentor, Brad enjoys active membership in a number of industry and community organizations. He serves as a group mentor leader for the Executives’ Club of Chicago, the Cloud Community founding chairperson of CompTIA Technology Association, a peer group facilitator for the Illinois Technology Association, group organizer for Habitat for Humanity Lake Country, and a board member of St. Lakovos Retreat Center. Brad is also a highly sought-after speaker and has presented at events staged by the Illinois Technology Association, CompTIA Breakaway and Ingram Micro VentureTech Network.

 

Specialties:

  • Operations Management
  • Financial: P&L Management
  • Team Building/Coaching/Mentoring
  • Training and Staff Development
  • Business Methodology/Metrics
  • Strategic Analysis/Planning
  • Client Relationship Management
  • IT Strategy/Planning/Execution
  • Process Improvement/Strategy
  • Workflow Processes/Efficiencies
 

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