Features May 2021

Chris Cate – Valpak Direct Marketing Systems Inc.

Est. reading time: 4 mins

The ability of a company to prevail through a crisis, as other companies fail, is a sign of strength and thoughtful determination. Such was the case during and after the Great Recession in the mid-2000s, and it seems to be happening again, as normalcy slowly returns to the business world. “When small businesses took a […]

Dr. Simeon Ananou – University of Vermont

Est. reading time: 4 mins

When Franklin Delano Roosevelt was inaugurated as president in 1933, he moved a legislative agenda through Congress to fight the Great Depression. He was so successful that the first 100 days of any presidential term are now a measurement of success. Dr. Simeon Ananou took FDR’s tack at the University of Vermont when he became […]

David Israel León Sunko – Enex

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Whether it’s by extending subway lines in Santiago, Chile, or providing technical support to the country’s national health care network, David Israel León loves making connections. And those connections have paid off. The digital network he strengthened for Enex, the Chilean distributor of Shell Oil products including fuels, lubricants, asphalts and chemical products, has been […]

Greg Streets – Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission

Est. reading time: 5 mins

With a sudden burden placed on nursing homes, food banks, homeless shelters and schools, the COVID-19 pandemic has shined a light on what it means to be essential. But it’s not just frontline employees who’ve been burdened. IT departments, too, have shouldered more responsibility, particularly as employees have transitioned to remote work in massive numbers, […]

Jeffrey Sturman – Memorial Healthcare System

Est. reading time: 4 mins

When a COVID-19 patient in noncritical condition leaves a Memorial Healthcare System hospital, they often don’t go home alone. When these patients are discharged from the emergency room, they’re given a pulse oximeter to measure the oxygen in their red blood cells. Worn over the finger, the device displays health data, which patients input into […]

Chris Pulis – Globecast America Inc.

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Unlike most people, Chris Pulis likes change. Working behind the scenes in the entertainment industry, his career has been dictated by it. From designing a new tapeless, post-production facility for an ESPN show to launching ReelzChannel television network, he’s become the go-to guy for innovation, most recently with Globecast America Inc. As the chief technology […]

Zheng Fan – University of Miami Herbert Business School

Est. reading time: 4 mins

As with so many academic institutions, the transition to virtual learning at the University of Miami Herbert Business School came a few years earlier than expected, a result of the COVID-19 outbreak that upended operations. But that wasn’t the only challenge, says Zheng Fan. Joining Miami Herbert as its executive director of IT in January […]

Michael Haenelt – Weed Army Community Hospital

Est. reading time: 4 mins

When the COVID-19 pandemic made its way to Weed Army Community Hospital at California’s Fort Irwin, one of the largest military training facilities in the U.S., its IT staff spent long nights responding—securing hundreds of laptops for administrative workers and restructuring hospital processes to accommodate telehealth and software upgrades. But if Michael Haenelt is being […]

Tim Harris – ATI

Est. reading time: 4 mins

If you’ve flown on an airplane or had an MRI at a hospital, chances are your life’s been touched by the work of Allegheny Technologies Inc. Since ATI was formed by the merger of Teledyne and Allegheny Ludlum in 1996, the maker of specialty metals has outfitted customers in industries from aerospace and defense to […]

Terry Metz – Hamline University

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Terry Metz calls himself an accidental CIO. In 2018, after four years of serving as librarian at Hamline University, he stepped in as the interim CIO during a vacancy and chaired a committee to recruit a new CIO. When the role became vacant again last July, Metz was asked to fill it a second time. […]


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