Alex S. Willis is an accomplished Regional CIO responsible for guiding the technology strategy of a prominent architectural and engineering services organization in the United States. With over 17 years of experience in the information technology field, Willis has played a pivotal role in managing multiple large-scale, cross-functional projects employing PMBOK and PMI methodologies, risk analysis and mitigation, and resource allocation and management. His involvement in strategic planning has led to the creation and management of project schedules, budgets, and scope, as well as the development of project plans, resource plans, and work breakdown structures. He has worked with both local and offshore teams on systems development lifecycle and managed various projects including software implementation, infrastructure deployment and greenfield.
Willis has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Management, General from the University of Kentucky, a bachelor's degree in Information Technology from the College of Alameda, and a master's degree in Demography and Population Studies from Princeton University. His impressive work experience includes roles such as the CIO/Director of Governance, Planning and Architecture at WSP USA, Senior Program Manager at Carpenter Technology, and VP, Director Of Client Services at Friedman Corporation. Additionally, he has served in the US Army as a Staff Sergeant.