Tom Iwanski

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Senior Consultant
CMG Consulting LLC
Fort Collins, CO
Phone: 888-445-5486
Email: tiwanski@512cmg.com

Mr. Iwanski is a Senior Consultant at CMG.Tom Iwanski has over 20 years of experience in operational and strategic technology management across a range of sectors including utilities, government, publishing, IT Services, and Management Consulting.

Expertise — General Management, Strategic Planning, Security and Compliance Management, Project Management, Utility Operations, IT/OT Management, Datacenter and Infrastructure Design, Green IT, Vendor Management, and Technology Integration.

CMG Frameworks – Strategy and Scenario Planning, Business Optimization and Transformation, Smart Grid Roadmap, Smart City Roadmap.

Mr. Iwanski was previously Senior IT Manager/CIO at Tri-State Generation and Transmission, IT Manager at Platte River Power Authority, Manager and Architect for Penton Media, and Technology Senior Reviewer and columnist for Windows NT, Windows 2000 and Windows IT Pro magazines.

As Senior IT Manager/CIO for Tri-State Generation and Transmission, Mr. Iwanski led corporate IT operations for a $1.3 Billion transmission and generation utility of 1600 employees serving 44 electric distribution cooperatives in four states. Prior to that, Mr. Iwanski led the successful transformation of IT Operations at Platte River Power Authority. During his time in the utility industry, Mr. Iwanski was involved in the evolution and implementation of NERC/CIP compliance programs as well as general IT security initiatives. Mr. Iwanski was also involved in energy efficient datacenter design and a leader in “Green IT”.

As a technology researcher and reviewer, Mr. Iwanski authored over 50 published articles about new products and industry trends, which provided a foundation of experience for later strategic leadership positions. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English from University of Texas at Arlington and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Colorado State University. He is an entrepreneur advisor and is active in Colorado Technology Startup incubators and local business groups.