Focused on TBM, Technology Business Management ("run IT like a business").
- 30+ years of experience, in providing IT strategy, process, application, RAMP, hardware, software, network, internet and cloud solutions to financial services, MRD and high technology companies from startup to F500.
- 20+ published articles on the intersection of business and technology.
- Startup advisor and mentor to a dozen startups, four of which were acquired and one of which is newly-launched (ITconnecter, a Crosswaves Ventures LLC company).
- Specialties: IT Technology Business Management (TBM, aka "run IT like a business"), strategic partnerships, technology innovation, solutioning and program/project management (onshore, nearshore, offshore).
Technology consulting focused on innovation, built around process, data and integration (cloud, social networking). We use I/TBM financial management best practices to help mid-size and large enterprises ensure they are meeting the needs of their business effectively and efficiently.
As the founder of ITconnecter, Gates’ portfolio of partner solutions provide solutions in the emerging technology areas of WaaS (workspace-as-a-service, BYOD), social media and data. ITconnecter partners by area include: