Howard Holben has been gifted with a wonderfully diverse technical and management career. He is a decidedly accomplished, problem solving Information Technology professional that has the demonstrated skills to both manage as well as deliver technology operations, processes and programs.
His special expertise is in partnering with people from all levels within an organization. By creating strong relationships he is able to uncover the true needs of the business. He then enhances the opportunities for the success of solutions fulfilling these needs by building, leading and enabling global teams. Working in this manner, he has designed and deployed solutions that have helped to facilitate the success of a wide variety of organizations: chemicals, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, publishing, non-profits, financial, entertainment, communications, real estate and even The United Nations.
Howard is respected as a solid leader that remains open to the ideas of others and as a technologist that can “think outside of the box”. He is valued for being truly supportive of the business ideals and goals, maintaining the overall success of the business, and its people, as his primary objective. Howard also holds multiple certifications, including, but not limited to: PMP, CISSP, MCSE, ECNE, CCNA and, interestingly, Professional Life Coach. He presents a distinctive blend of technical and interpersonal problem solving/relationship building skills as well as a proficiency at negotiating and creating consensus.
In summary, Howard has innate problem solving talents and also offers a special mix of technical expertise, business acumen, entrepreneurial spirit and tenaciousness while never forgetting the importance of people in the technology delivery equation.
“In the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity.” - Albert Einstein
Additional information on Howard's life experience, philosophies, ethics and career can be found at the links to the left.