The Burden of Command Ep. 73 - Tech Debt 2.0 W/ Michael C. Fillios
Michael C. Fillios is the founder and CEO of IT Ally, LLC., a C-Suite IT and Cyber Advisory firm for small and mid-size businesses. He is a four-time CIO and senior global business and technology executive with 25 years of experience in transformation, change leadership, and operations management in the Pharmaceutical, Industrials, Automotive, Banking, and Consulting Industries. His first book, Tech Debt 2.0™: How to Future Proof Your Small Business and Improve Your Tech Bottom Line, was published by the IT Ally Institute in April 2020. In 2020, he formed the IT Ally Institute to provide research, best practices, thought leadership, and peer to peer programs for business and IT leaders at small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs).
His CIO responsibilities have taken him around the world including living in Shanghai, China where he served as Vice President and Divisional CIO at Delphi Automotive and led global IT operations for over 100 plants in 30 countries. At the multi-industrial giant ITT Corporation, he was part of the transformation team that led the successful tax-free spinoffs of ITT’s water and defense-related businesses to shareholders.
Michael also spent ten years as an entrepreneur at tech startup BTM Corporation, where, as the Chief Solutions Officer, he advised CxO’s on implementing transformative technology management practices in the public and private sector. Earlier in his career, he led the Finance, Human Resources and IT functions at Penwest Pharmaceuticals and worked at consulting firms Grant Thornton and Ernst & Young. Find out more about Michael and Tech Debt 2.0 at: www.ITAllyInstitute.org www.ITAllyLLC.com