Taffet Associates

Greg Taffet

 

Strategic Technology Consulting

Biography

Work & Experience

Greg holds a bachelor’s degree from Franklin and Marshall College and a master’s degree in Computer Science from Stevens Institute of Technology. Greg serves on the board of the South Florida Digital Alliance and the CIO Council of South Florida.

Works with key emerging technologies such as blockchain, and deep learning.

Works with the executive team to provide strategic direction on scalability, digital transformation, technology, and security.

Greg Taffet is currently a mentor and adviser to startup and growth companies.

Over 30 years of technology, business, industry, and operational systems experience.

Greg has produced the CIO track at ITPalooza for 8 years

About Greg Taffet

Emerging Technologies

Greg Taffet is currently consulting, mentoring, and advising startup and growth companies. He works with the executive team to provide strategic direction on scalability, digital transformation, technology, and security. He also works with key emerging technologies such as blockchain, and deep learning.

Recent Appointments

Previously, Greg joined U.S. Gas and Electric, Inc. (“USG&E”), a leading energy supplier, as Chief Information Officer in December of 2007 until it was acquired by Crius Energy in 2017 after shepherding the company through multiple years of double-digit growth. Greg oversaw the management and development of all business and information technology at USG&E. In addition to day to day management, Greg was responsible for the technology transformation that matched the company’s growth as it has doubled in size each year for six years.

Early Career

Prior to USG&E, Greg was the Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for MxEnergy. He was in this role for nine years and was one of the founding employees of the organization. Greg also has extensive manufacturing experience from working at the Bodine Corporation in various capacities including Manager of Systems and Integration. As a founder of Wellington Systems consulting firm, he gained significant experience in the financial, automotive, and banking industries. Greg has over 30 years of technology, business, industry, and operational systems experience with an extensive background in mergers and acquisitions.

Recognition

Greg was honored with the 2017 CIO of the year Apogee Award by South Florida Business and Wealth and was recently recognized by South Florida Business journal as CIO of the Year finalist. He received the 2012 Universal Access Award in the individual category from the South Florida Digital Alliance for his long list of accomplishments which have increased access to information and technology thereby positively impacting the lives of many in several communities. He is a requested speaker on Technology and business.

Community Work

Additionally, Greg has produced the CIO Track at ITPalooza for the past 8 years. It is the largest CIO level invite-only event in South Florida. 

Education

Greg holds a bachelor’s degree from Franklin and Marshall College and a master’s degree in Computer Science from Stevens Institute of Technology. Greg serves on the board of the South Florida Digital Alliance and the CIO Council of South Florida.

Get In Touch

Hollywood, Florida

+1 203 536 0988
greg@taffet.org