VIE Expert Bob Leek is a CIO Consultant for Virtual Information Executives (VIE). He brings more than twenty years of senior executive leadership skills and technology management experience across all aspects of business operations. His approach to working with organizations includes establishing inclusion and equity principles to nurture the individual growth of diverse staff and teams to build pathways to success. He has worked in multiple industries, including state and local government, retail, logistics, health care, veterinary practice, manufacturing, and software-as-a-service (SaaS). He believes that Technology and Operations leadership work best together, creating the conditions for success, by delivering on the promise of leveraging technology for better outcomes.
Bob’s Information Technology (IT) experience covers a broad array of skills. His experience includes large efforts to address needs in voice and data communications systems. He has worked with teams to transition from legacy infrastructure to cloud-based and hybrid high-availability solutions. He has led teams to complete software and services selection efforts focused on systems and solution integration. His core competencies include strategic planning, business strategy alignment, change management, process improvement, program & project management, Agile development, product management, IT service delivery, IT finance, contract negotiation & cost reduction, and technical problem solving. He is an innovative and tactical change agent that helps organizations identify and achieve new capabilities and business outcomes. He is a collaborative executive adept at working with all facets of an organization to advance strategic business and organizational goals.