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Jeff Parham

 IT/Tech Consultant

About Jeff Parham

 

With over two decades of experience in the IT/Tech field, Chicago native Jeff Parham has built a successful reputation as a results driven technology leader with a passion and proven track record for directing cross-functional project teams.

Throughout his career, Jeff has served as a successful tech consultant and IT professional with a focus on implementing enabling technologies that help foster business processes and strategic objectives. Throughout his time in tech, Jeff has sought to edify those around him through his work. “Whatever you do, do it well – it’s not just a job but a calling and a chance to make a difference.” In addition to his hands on, technical work, Jeff has demonstrated a proven ability to manage people in a highly-efficient manner. With experience ranging from nonprofit to multi-billion dollar big-box tech companies, Jeff has seamlessly managed to integrate his personal sense of excellence into everything he does and instill it into the people around him.

Jeff Parham has served as a Consultant, CIO, CTO, and VP throughout his decorated career in tech, and he is beyond thankful for his time in a cutting-edge industry that keeps him on his toes at every turn. But for Jeff, a leader can’t simply be about demonstrating one’s technical skills – not at the expense of the softer skills of human relations. For Jeff, and excellent sense of communication and an ability to put people at ease, rallied together around a common goal has been on of the things that has caused him to standout in an industry that can be more authoritarian than affirming and encouraging. To many around him, one of Jeff’s best skills is his ability to achieve company goals while still treating each and every person around him as someone to be valued and trained to become the best they can be.

On the home frontier, Jeff Parham is a dedicated family man. First and foremost, he recognizes this as the foundation for everything he does and knows that this is the first and most important legacy he must focus on building. Jeff knows that a successful career at the expense of one’s family is like trading your soul to gain the world. In his spare time at home, he loves cooking and grilling, and he even writes about that on his other blog.

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Recent Blogs

 
Data Integration

Data Integration

Extract, transform and load is a standard data procedure used by businesses keen on leveraging their data. However, as artificial intelligence becomes entwined with data processes, the standard ETL integration model has been forced to evolve. Here are three reasons why ETL processes are becoming outdated and how you can move beyond the old standard.

Managing Data Held in Cold Storage

Managing Data Held in Cold Storage

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How to Get the Most Out of Big Data

How to Get the Most Out of Big Data

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