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Scott Fenton

Former CIO, Wind River & Executive Consultant-IT, Scott Fenton Consulting, LLC

Scott Fenton is the Principal owner of Scott Fenton Consulting, LLC ( He has over 25 years of experience in IT.  Scott has expertise in strategic planning and ensuring companies obtain the maximum return from their IT investment. He previously held executive level positions at Intel, Wind River Systems, Peregrine Systems, HP, Fujitsu, and Tektronix. Fenton’s consulting practice offers services related to interim CIO, Cloud strategies, I.T. assessment, Sales and Marketing optimization, and Strategic Planning.

Fenton holds a Master’s Degree in Information Management from the University of Oregon.

Scott has received repeated recognition and awards for technology innovation from CIO Magazine, Oracle, and InformationWeek.

Latest from Scott Fenton

This is a new year, so I have a new list of the top technologies trends for 2017. This is a collection of technologies and ideas I feel will see significant growth this year. It’s not scientific, but one derived from readings and conversations with my CIO and technology colleagues. So without further ado, here’s the list in reverse chronological order....
In speaking with a number of companies, I am surprised at how many have not adopted a Cloud First strategy. In many cases, I find the organization either does not understand the benefits, both business and financial, or are simply risk averse. These can range from a fear of losing control of your applications and data, to losing your staff. I totally understand their...