San Diego, CA (Jan. 31, 2012) — 5x Technology, a growing IT solutions provider, today announced the addition of Curtis Gilbert as Chief Operating Officer (COO). 5x Technology has been providing government and commercial clients with top-rated services and solutions for their ever-growing business intelligence (BI) needs for over 13 years.
Mr. Gilbert is a seasoned consulting services professional with over 17 years of experience in roles of increasing responsibility delivering strategic business and technology IT solutions for leading firms in the Financial Services, Real Estate, Healthcare, Government, Education, Technology, Manufacturing and Retail industries.
“I feel privileged to join a company known for its reputation as a thought leader in providing value add and leading edge solutions for its customers,” Gilbert states. “I have a vision of seeing 5x Technology take the customer experience to the next level of excellence. My principal mission is to work with the talented and committed team at 5x Technology to align Sales & Delivery processes and practices. Of particular importance will be that everything from the promises made during the sales cycle to the delivery of the solution, training and office functions have our 5x Technology customers rave about their solution and experience.”
Mr. Gilbert possesses a record of achievement directing business-critical initiatives with principal responsibilities in engagement and service delivery management, sales support, overall customer satisfaction, margin attainment and increase in revenues.
5x Technology CEO, Jeffrey Yefsky says, “It’s an honor to have Curtis Gilbert join the 5x Technology team. His passion and history for contributions to business process improvement initiatives, development of best practice delivery methodologies, and project management standards for Professional Services organizations complement our vision and mission to meet the demand for Information Technology with world-class solutions while creating value and profit for our customers and shareholders.”
Mr. Gilbert holds a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Administration from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Albuquerque, NM, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He holds several professional certifications, including ITIL Foundations (ITILv3), BMC Remedy IT Service Management 7.x: Advanced Solutions Core Components, Associate Business Continuity Planner (ABCP), and Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE).