AVOA is a Strategic Advisory Firm and Holding Company that sits at the intersection of business & technology. AVOA leads the industry in helping companies connect the dots between current-state and future-state of business and digital transformation through leveraging of emerging technologies.
AVOA represents a network of CIOs and executive leaders, that understand the challenges first-hand. The philosophy is to take the perspective as your Chief Information Officer (CIO). The focus is to assist organizations moving from traditional IT to transformational IT.
Tim M. Crawford
Tim Crawford is ranked as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Chief Information Technology Officers (#4), Top 100 Most Social CIOs (#7), Top 20 People Most Retweeted by IT Leaders (#5) and Top 100 Cloud Experts and Influencers. Tim is a strategic CIO & advisor to CIOs, large global enterprise organizations across a number of industries including financial services, healthcare, high-tech and major airlines. Tim’s work differentiates and catapults organizations in transformative ways through the use of technology as a strategic lever.
Tim is an internationally renowned CIO thought leader in the areas of IT transformation, Cloud Computing, Data Analytics and Internet of Things (IoT). Tim has served as CIO and other senior IT roles with global organizations such as Konica Minolta/ All Covered, Stanford University, Knight-Ridder, Philips Electronics and National Semiconductor.
Tim’s extensive experience includes strategic planning, organizational development, governance, program and portfolio management that aligns with business strategy. Additional experience includes mergers and acquisitions, business development, strategic sourcing, compliance, information security and risk management.
Tim serves on the Board of Directors for Modius and on the Advisory Board for CloudVelox. Tim holds an MBA in International Business with Honors and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems both from Golden Gate University.
Honors & Awards
Top Cloud Computing Influencers
Top-100 Bloggers of Cloud Computing
Top-50 Bloggers of Cloud Computing
SIM Leader of the Year Nominee