Kirk is a dynamic leader with 35+ years of business and consulting experience and was a pioneer in the creation and launch of the USA’s broadband Internet industry. He is also a leader in the local, national, and international levels of the field of IT Service Management. CEOs and leaders trust him with their most pressing challenges, follow his advice and empower him to "make things happen." He is also a renowned trainer, coach, and motivational speaker. Just a few of his accomplishments include:
- Interim CIO and Chief Information Security Officer for Kaman Corporation, a $2 Billion market capitalization, global manufacturing company
- Trusted advisor to CEOs, CIOs and senior executives of large organizations (private and public sector): Time Warner Cable, AT&T, Comcast, SalientCRGT, Department of Justice, IRS, Defense Information Systems Agency, FDA, smaller companies
- Skills that include business management, technology, finance, operations, customer service, P&L management, quality, continuous improvement, organizational change management, culture, program management
- Former General Manager of Comcast's first Internet operation and leader of business units within SRA International (a leading government IT contractor
He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and a Masters in Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Professional certifications include an ITIL Expert certification (for management of Information Technology), and has been a Senior Examiner and Coach for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for most years since 2010. He holds a Registered Practitioner designation granted by the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Advisory Board.