TULSA, OK – Aug. 31, 2016 — SageNet, a Tulsa-based leading managed services provider, announced today that B.D. Thrower has joined the company as Chief Information Officer (CIO).
As SageNet’s CIO, Thrower will serve on the company’s executive team and oversee Information Technology and the Program Management Office. He brings to SageNet extensive domestic and international experience in enterprise-wide infrastructure integration, IT strategic planning, architecture and software deployment.
Thrower previously served as Managing Director and CIO of TTG, a Charlotte, N.C.-based IT consulting firm, where he coordinated IT strategy and server network operations for customers such as Duke Energy, Charlotte Healthcare System and Family Dollar.
In addition, Thrower has served as a Senior Vice President overseeing infrastructure technology and enterprise architecture for Liberty Mutual Group and Bank of America.
He holds a BS in computer science from Langston University and an MS in Information Science from Nova Southeastern University and numerous industry certifications, including Certified ITIL – Expert, Certified Six Sigma – Master Black Belt, and Certified Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC).
“We’re very excited to welcome B.D. to our team,” said SageNet CEO Daryl Woodard. “He has a wealth of experience and unique insight into technology that will benefit our customers greatly. As IT and managed services continue to evolve, SageNet will be even better positioned to deliver the latest solutions and tools to help our customers manage their operations seamlessly.”
For more information about SageNet, visit www.sagenet.com, or call 866-480-2263.
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SageNet designs, implements and manages fast, secure and reliable networks that empower organizations to achieve their core business objectives.
Formed by the merger of SageNet, founded in 1998, and Spacenet, founded in 1981, today’s SageNet offers a uniquely broad and deep understanding of local and wide area networks, backed by a proven track record of deploying customer-focused technology solutions.
SageNet’s integrated network infrastructure, dedicated personnel and innovative products and services suite set the standard for Managed Network Solutions. Combining longstanding traditions of industry leadership, innovation and a passionate commitment to customer support, SageNet manages communications at more than 160,000 locations. The company’s customer base represents many of the nation’s leading retail, healthcare, financial and energy companies, as well as public utilities, state lotteries and government agencies.
Headquartered in Tulsa, Okla., SageNet also has regional offices in Reston, Va., Marietta, Ga., Chicago and Philadelphia.