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Kevin Hansel

Hansel IT Consulting
IT Leader
Austin, Texas Area
Strong IT leader with a proven ability to build and lead successful IT organizations at both small startup companies and Fortune 500 corporations. Highly experienced in growing and maturing the IT capabilities, systems, and processes of small companies to increase readiness and maximize valuation in advance of IPO or acquisition (two IPO filings, three acquisitions). Equally experienced at leading IT at Fortune 500 companies and extreme levels of scale.

Extensive technical background augmented with broad strategic experience in solving business problems, optimizing business processes, and delivering IT as a competitive advantage.

Strong advocate of progressive digital transformation strategies in which IT collaboratively partners with all areas of the business to leverage new highly agile, cloud-centric, software-defined solutions that fundamentally change the velocity and agility with which businesses operate.


• Leading IT organizations at both small and large companies
• IT strategy, innovation, and digital transformation
• Collaborative leadership and partnership with all business organizations
• IT business alignment and running IT as a business
• Providing and consuming hosted cloud services (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS)
• IT infrastructure planning, design, implementation, and operations
• IT architecture, scale, and performance
• Capacity planning, technical roadmaps
• Industry IT standards, trends, emerging technologies
• M&A, due diligence, and IPO preparation
• Corporate IT budgeting and governance
• DevOps infrastructure and support
• IT Security
• Industry Compliance (including SOX, PCI)
• Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
• Enterprise business applications and processes
• Vendor and partner negotiation and management
• Change Management / Information Lifecycle Management
• Customer service and support
• Organization and staff development