Our Leadership

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“Smart people learn from everything and everyone, average people from their experiences, stupid people already have all the answers.”

Bob Riddell

Advisory Board Member
Mentoring Chair

Bob is an IT strategist and technology and operations executive with a passion for building high performing teams and delivering measurable business impact. He has over 35 years’ experience as an executive and consultant.

Bob works with executive teams, boards and investors to lead IT diligence, acquisition integration, organizational transformation and performance improvement projects with a focus on using information technology to drive business performance.

Bob has been a Partner at Andersen Consulting & Arthur Andersen Business Consulting, VP of Consulting at Perot Systems, Senior Director at Alvarez and Marsal and Senior Director of Business Consulting at Tribridge. His executive experience includes CIO/IT executive roles and IT and financial shared service center leadership roles.

In addition to his board role with Think Big for Kids, Bob is on the board of the Florida Venture Forum and CloudPlus. Bob’s past board roles include being the chair of the TechStart board and being a board member for the Tampa Bay Technology Forum.

Bob earned a Bachelor of Mechanical engineering degree from Youngstown State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Pittsburgh.

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