Garry Wheeler is an award winning and accomplished executive and author with 40 years of experience as an Entrepreneur, CEO, COO, GM, CIO, Program Manager and Management Consultant across multiple sectors including high tech, consumer products, manufacturing, real estate, professional services and media/entertainment. He has an extensive background in P & L and operations management and has led many successful mergers and acquisitions.
He has driven major new product launches and countless business improvement programs. His broad experience ranges from startups to companies as large as $14 billion in sales. Since 1985, he has founded and operated 5 different businesses in diverse industries and invented several breakthrough products and tools.
Garry's roles have included extensive international focus, including frequent engagements in Hong Kong, Thailand, Taiwan, China, Singapore, Australia, Japan, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Canada and many countries in Europe. He boasts a strong track record of delivering competitive advantage through information technology and business process reengineering. Garry is skilled at strategic planning, large scale program management & change management and has excelled at creating strong teams and motivating organizations to succeed.
For his innovation at Yellow Brick Road/BandDigs, Garry was presented with the “Rookie of the Year” award by New Hampshire’s Governor John Lynch and the Software Association of New Hampshire.
He is proud of his latest entrepreneur book,"50 Ass-Kickin' Lessons for the Entrepreneur Wannabe" and sincerely hopes it helps anyone starting a business.
Icontrol Networks - SVP/COO Corporate Operations & GM of Piper Business Unit
Polycom - VP/GM Global Cloud Services & VP Global Services Operations
YBR Entertainment/BandDigs.com - CEO/Founder
Vette Corp. - VP of Supply Chain & CIO
Align-IT - CEO/Founder/CIO
Aavid Thermal Technologies - Exec VP/GM of Power Electronics Business Unit & CIO
Polaroid - Supply Chain CIO
Digital Equipment Corp - Numerous Director level positions in Global Services, Systems Integration and IT
Design One Development - CEO/Founder
By Design Realty - CEO/Founder
Granite Rocks Records - Co-Founder & CIO
Harvard University - CSS Graduate Degree - Admin & Management
DePaul University - Bachelor of Arts
Stanford University - Certified Program Manager
Villanova University - Certified IT Service Management
PMI - PMP Certified