KnowledgeNet is at a point where having someone with Tim’s expertise with rapid growth, integrations, and acquisitions is significant.
Tempe, Arizona (PRWEB) April 09, 2015
KnowledgeNet has announced the appointment of Tim McCrae as their President and Chief Executive Officer; effective April 6th. McCrae will be responsible for managing and directing all day-to-day operations of the business, as well as developing and implementing the overall organizational strategy.
“Tim brings more than 20 years of senior level leadership experience in the technology and software industry”, said Rob Doty, KnowledgeNet’s co-Founder and Managing Partner. Citing McCrae’s key roles as EVP and CFO with organizations such as NYSE Governance Services, Corpedia, AFS Technologies, and Thomson NETg, Doty explained “KnowledgeNet is at a point where having someone with Tim’s expertise with rapid growth, integrations, and acquisitions is significant.”
McCrae is not completely new to KnowledgeNet. He has served on KnowledgeNet’s Advisory Board for the past 4 years. “This is a really exciting company”, said McCrae. “It has been inspiring watching them grow and accomplish the achievements that set them apart from others competing in the IT training space.” He noted their workplace culture as one of the reasons for the company’s success. “When both the Phoenix Business Journal and CareerBuilder identify you – multiple times – for being a Great Place to Work, more than just potential employees take notice. Customers and vendors like doing business with great companies. KnowledgeNet is poised to catapult their growth, and I am excited to be a more hands-on part of making it happen.”
Tim McCrae has a BS in Business Administration and a Masters in Finance. He is a Certified Management Accountant and a member of the Institute of Management Accountants. He was honored by having a Board of Directors reporting package he developed selected by the Harvard Business School to be included as a case study in one of its courses.
KnowledgeNet is North America’s leading seller of live, web-delivered, advanced level IT certification training for Cisco, Microsoft, and VMware. The Tempe-based company was founded in 2005 by Rob Doty and Rob Johnson, and has become well-known in the Valley for its philanthropy. Each year KnowledgeNet employees actively work with LUNGevity, Ronald McDonald House, AZ Furry Friends, and other charities that support children, families, Veterans, and the homeless.