“Trusted advisor is usually the result of long-term relationships through which consultants provide repeated value through multiple engagements. This is exactly the status we strive to achieve when applying our world-class research and advisory capabilities to our clients most challenging issues.”
Don Judson is an accomplished executive with over 25 years of experience in information technology, finance, operations, and consulting. He brings considerable expertise in information technology (IT) operations, information security, financial reporting systems, profit and loss reporting (P&L), and business strategy. Through his extensive consulting experience, Don offers a strong understanding of various IT services markets throughout North America.
Prior to his role at Nerac, Don co-founded OpenSky Corporation, an IT professional services firm. From 2007 to 2014, Don and his partners grew OpenSky to a $30 million business, earning several Inc. 500 Fast Growth awards. While providing advisory services to OpenSky clients, Don built and managed the finance, human resources, and IT operations for OpenSky. After managing the successful sale of OpenSky to TUV Rheinland, Don accepted a seat on the board of Nerac Corporation, a global research and advisory firm. Don is also an active advisor to XcellR8, an advisory group that provides entrepreneurs with business guidance and connections to growth capital.
Prior to OpenSky, Don managed significant IT and business operations for CIGNA and UnitedHealth Group. At times, Don managed both the IT and business organizations responsible for participant eligibility, group billing and banking. The service organizations Don directed maintained responsibility for IT systems operations and enhancement. Don also led efforts for new systems acquisition and/or development including a fully automated B2B eligibility platform.
Earlier in his career Don led consulting organizations for Deloitte & Touche, Lucent Technologies/International Network Services and Resources Global Professionals. These experiences were the basis upon which Don was able to build and oversee the phenomenal growth at OpenSky.
Don holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Economics and Management with a minor in Computer Science from Ithaca College.