Eric Dirst

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Job function
President / COO / Chief Technology Advisor
Company size
Self Employed
Tech Consulting Company
Years of experience
10+ years
Company name
DeKonsultere LLC
Since Aug 2012,
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President of DeKonsultere LLC, providing CIO/COO/Board level services to small/mid-size companies & portfolios of VC/Private Equity firms. Also COO at ThingLogix, an AWS IoT PaaS platform company, and Chief Technology Advisor at Align Capital Partners.

Previously President of Global Shared Operations for NYSE:ATGE, leading shared operations centers in Chicago, New Jersey, and Campinas/Fortaleza Brazil; responsible for $480M revenue annually, and a team of 1,500.

Board memberships include Governing Board of Carrington College, IT Central Station Advisory Board, DocuSign Advisory Board, ThingLogix Advisory Board, Integrated Education Solutions (IES) LLC President/Board of Directors, Chicago COO Forum Steering Committee, member of NACD, and former executive sponsor for the Academic Quality Committee of the NYSE:ATGE Board of Directors.

For over 15 years Eric was in CIO/CTO roles at two publicly traded organizations, including a Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 company, and as CTO at a venture funded startup. During this time Eric orchestrated two IT turnarounds, developed and implemented cloud strategies/migrations, and delivered digital transformation with new tech-enabled products and services that drove both revenue and margin growth.

For over 9 years Eric was in management consulting organizations, servicing industries as diverse as pharmaceuticals, state/local government, power utilities, insurance, and online retailing.

Passions include all things technology, mentoring, playing ice hockey, watching the Chicago Blackhawks, triathlons, family vacations, and hiking in the mountains.

Interesting Projects and Accomplishments
Customer Care Project