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thought-provoking interview with a leader in the mid-market space. Previous
interviewees range from sectors across the IT industry, from SaaS to
technology hardware companies, and private equity firms.
Ben EazzettaTo celebrate the 50th issue of Executive Perspective, we've invited back Ben Eazzetta to discuss the developments in his career and his thoughts on the IT industry. As CEO of ARES Security Corporation, which commands 65 percent market share in the North American commercial nuclear market, Ben discusses where ASC fits in today's world. As the sophistication of physical security and cybersecurity threats increase, the need for software to model a wide range of situations beforehand will become all the more pertinent. Ben also discusses what he sees as the three biggest trends in the IT industry. Closing with his...
Nitin KhannaThe latest issue of Executive Perspective features Nitin Khanna, Chairman and CEO of Cura Cannabis Solutions, the largest legal cannabis company by revenue. Prior to joining Cura, he was CEO of MergerTech, an investment bank focused on mobile tech companies. Earlier in his career, Nitin was a cofounder of Saber Corporation, where he served as Chairman and CEO. He grew the company to $300 million in revenue and 1500 employees, and in 2007, EDS (now owned by HP) acquired the company for $460 million. Nitin holds a bachelor's and master's in industrial engineering from Purdue University, and is based in...
John McCarthyThe latest issue of Executive Perspective features John R McCarthy, President and CEO of Mainline Information Systems. Under John's leadership, the privately owned company has undergone a dramatic transformation. In this interview, John walks readers through his career and the series of opportunities that informs his leadership today, such as the role he played in selling StorageApps to Hewlett Packard for $350 million. As his eyes were opened to the M&A market and "the ability to convert small organizations into large returns," he came across the opportunity to run Mainline alongside founder and owner Rick Kearney. As he discusses his...
Dunn ScottThe latest issue of Executive Perspective features K. Dunlop (Dun) Scott, President, Managing Principal and Chief Operating Officer of Columbia Partners, an investment management firm with approximately $2 billion under management. In this interview, Dun shares how his interest in the financing side of the IT industry led him to significant leadership opportunities. Speaking to the increasingly cutthroat lending landscape, where aggressive competition for deals has led to pricing battles, Dun explains how his team was able to expand beyond its traditional businesses by entering the private capital realm, and how the firm differentiates itself from competitors today.
Thomas VolkThe latest issue of Executive Perspective features Thomas Volk, President and General Manager of Germany-based CANCOM, a publicly listed company worth over €1.2 billion. Thomas discusses how 30 years + of experience has taught him to build and manage businesses on a global level, structure organizations, and scale in a way that is first and foremost implementable. Thomas also shares what CANCOM's major priorities are heading into 2018 -- including leveraging the company's IP as the "trend toward cloud-based IT environments is accelerating." Later on, Thomas elaborates upon the term "digitization," the idea that all businesses should think about transformation...