Chuck is CEO of Vantive Media—a technology media company for business and IT leaders seeking to advance their organizations and careers by advancing their business technology strategy, performance and results.
Chuck has been evaluating, designing, developing, deploying and supporting ERP systems for 25 years and is considered one of the top authorities and thought leaders in the industry.
Prior to Vantive, Chuck was the CEO of Aplicor, a global software publisher of on-demand CRM and ERP cloud computing business applications designed for global middle market organizations. Prior to Aplicor, Chuck was the CEO of Cinergi Consulting, a management consulting firm which provided IT advisory, selection and implementation services for ERP and financial software solutions. Cinergi was recognized as a global niche leader before being acquired by IMRglobal (NYSE:IMR). Prior to Cinergi, Chuck was the CEO of Financial Systems Consulting (FSC), a consulting firm focused on application software selections and implementations for global mid-market and enterprise organizations and was ultimately acquired by Analysts International Corp (Nasdaq:ANLY).
Chuck is a certified ISO Lead Auditor, Six Sigma Black Belt, Certified Public Accountant (inactive), Certified Project Manager (CPM), retains many technology certifications and has been appointed as a U.S. Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Examiner in order to enhance the competitiveness, quality and productivity of U.S. organizations and act as ambassador for the Baldrige National Quality Program. Chuck's educational background includes a Bachelor of Science (BS) and Master of Business Administration (MBA).
Chuck is periodically quoted in industry periodicals, and has been recently referenced in Computerworld, CXO Magazine, Network World, Forbes, Inc. magazine and the Wall Street Journal. Chuck has also enjoyed recent interviews with industry media such as Beagle Research, IDG Computer News, CRM Today, CNN Sky Radio, Aberdeen Group, TMC and others. He occasionally delivers presentations, and recently delivered a keynote at Gitex Dubai, the largest technology conference and event in the world.