Eric Bloom

Eric P. Bloom, a former CIO, is president of Manager Mechanics LLC, a company specializing in IT leadership development and the governing organization for the Information Technology Management and Leadership Professional (ITMLP) and Information Technology Management and Leadership Executive (ITMLE) certifications.

He is also a keynote speaker, nationally syndicated columnist, National Speakers Association member and author of various books including the following: The CIO’s Guide to Staff Needs, Growth, and Productivity, Your IT Career: Get Noticed, Get Promoted, and Build Your Professional Brand and Manager Mechanics: Tips and Advice for First-Time Managers.

Prior to founding Manager Mechanics, Eric led technology at Independence Investments and The Boston Company Asset Management. Eric was also a SVP of Business Systems at Monster Worldwide and a VP of Software Development at Fidelity Investments.

Eric began his career as a software developer and moved through the ranks to CIO. He understands IT management from the bottom up. As they say, "He walks the walk."

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The opinions expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of ITworld, its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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