Jeff Bruckner is an inventive and pragmatic technology strategist, architect, advisor and team builder. He has founded two technology advisory firms, co-authored a book: The Power of Convergence, designed an enterprise architecture platform and developed a set of frameworks and methods for technology transformation. He currently serves as a Senior Strategist for The 2112 Group, where he advises clients, develops models and products, and conducts research into channel structure and performance. He is also a partner at ISSG, a senior level talent acquisition firm, and maintains an advisory practice focused on enterprise architecture and technology management.
Jeff’s early training was as a mathematician; he holds a BA in Applied Mathematics from Harvard College. His career spans the technology domain: he has been a software engineer, hardware designer, technology manager and enterprise architect. He’s a lifelong learner, curious about all things analytical, always seeking to understand underlying structure. The following assignments are representative of his strategy and advisory work:
Retailer – Designed transformation approach for a holistic IT transformation, orchestrating simultaneous change initiatives in enterprise architecture, technology platforms, organization structure and business capabilities and service delivery.
Government contractor – Designed operating model for multi-year IT shared services transformation that included new funding and delivery models, governance structure, and enterprise architecture; drove change as member of transformation team.
Financial Services – Developed new operating framework and model for technology services. Also led several outsourcing initiatives and assisted with 9/11 recovery efforts (the technology organization was housed in the World Trade Center).
Transportation – Designed, implemented and created operational systems for a new Program Management Office (PMO); co-managed the $200 million technology program for a major acquisition, and led several engagements that implemented the new operating model.
Science and Technology – Developed the knowledge and product offerings that formed the basis for entry into the commercial outsourcing market. Trained its new management team; collaborated on the development of RFP responses and advised on account management strategies.