AVOA LLC is a Strategic Advisory Firm and Holding Company lead by Tim Crawford. AVOA sits at the intersection of business & technology. AVOA leads companies through business and digital transformation while leveraging emerging technologies.

AVOA represents a network of CIOs and executive leaders, that understand the opportunities and challenges first-hand. The philosophy is that of the Chief Information Officer (CIO). The focus is to assist organizations moving from traditional IT to transformational IT.

Tim M. Crawford

CT3_2439Tim 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 that works with large global enterprise organizations across a number of industries including financial services, healthcare, major airlines and high-tech. Tim’s work differentiates and catapults organizations in transformative ways through the use of technology as a strategic lever. Tim takes a provocative, but pragmatic approach to the intersection of business and technology.

Tim is an internationally renowned CIO thought leader including Digital 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 is also the host of the CIO In The Know (CIOitk) podcast. CIOitk is a weekly podcast that interviews CIOs on the top issues facing CIOs today.

Tim holds an MBA in International Business with Honors from Golden Gate University Ageno School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from Golden Gate University.

Honors & Awards

Top 100 Most Influential Chief Information Technology Officers (#4)

Top 100 Most Social CIOs on Twitter 2016 (#7)

Cloud: Top 100 Influencers and Brands for 2016

Top 50 Cloud Computing Bloggers

Top 100 Most Social CIOs on Twitter 2015

Top 100 Cloud Computing Experts on Twitter

Top Cloud Computing Influencers

Top-100 Bloggers of Cloud Computing

Top-50 Bloggers of Cloud Computing

SIM Leader of the Year Nominee


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