Early in her career, Karen was fortunate to be mentored by experienced industry executives whose guidance helped her successfully obtain strategic accounts with organizations like GE, Fidelity Investments and the LA County Sheriffs’ Department. Since then, her focus has been on business development and account management in the areas of software solutions, platform and system architecture, and business systems.
Prior to launching SJ Technologies in 2009, Karen held leadership roles at several technology companies spanning many different industry segments and corporate cultures. Those experiences provided her with the network, experience and industry knowledge required to deliver outstanding service and technological solutions to her customers.
As someone who experienced entrepreneurship at an early age, Karen is passionate about mentoring young adults in her community and helping them find their paths to success. She is actively involved with organizations like Women in Technology and WBENC, through which she promotes a balance of business and family life to the women she mentors. As a mother of three, Karen intimately understands the demands working mothers face and serves as a role model to young women striving for success both at work and at home.
When working with clients to tackle complex business initiatives, Marty employs a methodical approach to achieve their desired results. He evaluates the current state of each client’s systems and applies the tools and processes needed to effectively optimize and/or modernize those systems. Marty’s expert guidance helps clients reduce their costs, improve efficiency, and provide greater value to their stakeholders while meeting legislative and competitive pressures.
Prior to joining SJ Technologies, Marty was a Management Consultant with Deloitte Consulting’s Technology Strategy and Architecture federal practice. His detailed assessments and strategic recommendations have also helped numerous commercial organizations transform their businesses, improve their customer experiences, increase revenue, and grow exponentially. Marty’s recommendations are always driven by a careful analysis of an organization’s business strategies, processes, people, technology, performance metrics, and stakeholder relations. By understanding every aspect of an organization, Marty is able to implement impactful, strategic changes that increase value, revenue or both while improving efficiency and reducing costs.
Prior to joining SJ Technologies, Chris served as Associate Vice President of Managed Services for a publicly-owned managed services organization, where he supported the infrastructure and systems for ~160 customers within owned data centers and on customer premises. Throughout his tenure there, Chris demonstrated strong management and process skills that were critical factors in his ability to maintain customer satisfaction and achieve growth for the company.
As CTO and VP of Service Delivery for SJ Technologies, Chris manages all aspects of service delivery from inception to project management and budget control. Chris’ broad technical and business acumen consistently ensures that the company’s engagements are completed on-time, on-budget and to customer expectations.