Author, The CMDB Imperative
Carlos Casanova is the Founder and President of K2 Solutions Group, Inc., and co-author of The CMDB Imperative: How to Realize the Dream and Avoid the Nightmares (2009). He is an Executive and Sr. Leadership adviser specializing in operational effectiveness and efficiency initiatives through the transformation of raw data into actionable information. He guides organizations and their leadership through the challenges of strategizing, designing, and executing real-world organizational change through service and configuration management initiatives.
Mr. Casanova has worked in various operational areas during his long tenure at global financial services organizations such as large scale Project Management, IT Risk Management, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery and IT Security. Prior to his roles in service management and IT Operations, his career included positions as an electronic engineering hardware designer for a military contracting firm, software architect for a software product company, various management/executive consulting engagements, founder of an Object Technology based business process modeling organization and co-founder of an entrepreneurial start-up based on the identification and intelligent analysis of disparate data. This diverse background has provided Mr Casanova with a broad foundation and perspective that enables him to maintain a constant client/end user focus with integrity and objective reasoning at its core.