Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 6, 2006
Speaker Spotlight: Joseph Foran
As the Director of IT for non-profit social-services agency FSW, Inc, Joseph Foran has lead a major migration to Server Virtualization, Linux and Open Source applications as part of a business transformation project. In his role as Director, he is responsible for lights-on management as well as strategic design and planning. He is tasked with collaborating with executive and line management to come up with cost-efficient uses of technology that will better enable FSW's clients to receive services, increase employee efficiency, lower the costs of doing business, and increase revenue opportunities. Joseph serves on FSW's Leadership committee, where he advises and collaborates with company management on both technology and business decisions. FSW's services extend across Connecticut from six locations across the southwestern portion of the state.
Prior to FSW, Joseph was spent over ten years in a variety of IT roles. He was an IT manager at filtration manufacturer CUNO, Inc where he served on their Global IT Council. and at sports league Major League Soccer. He has been a systems admin with consumer goods giant Unilever, as well as a consultant for the State of CT's Dept. of Corrections, Dept. of Mental Health, and Dept. of Education. In his spare time, Joseph is an avid reader of theology, general science, history, and technology books, and enjoys nothing so much as sailing on Long Island Sound with his family.
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