Donald J. Wittman is currently Principal at Wittman Technology where he leads high-level consulting projects for technology organizations.
A strong leader and exceptional contributor throughout his career, Mr. Donald J. Wittman has an exceptionally broad base of experience in information technology, systems security, data center operations, systems engineering, IT governance, and business continuance.
From his early days on the IT management fast-track at MCI Telecom, Philip Morris, Priceline Group, to his more recent assignment as Vice President & Chief Technology Officer at Adaptive Marketing/Vertrue, an Internet services provider, Mr. Wittman has distinguished himself with a long list of high-impact contributions: IT innovation, turnaround/revitalizations, efficiency gains, large-scale project management, network migrations and advances in system security—transforming IT from a cost center into a full-fledged business partner that creates value and delivers revenue and profits.
Skilled at finding practical solutions to complex technical and operational financial issues, Mr. Wittman is regarded as a “full spectrum leader”—one who shapes the future, delivers results, energizes the team, builds strong relationships and models personal integrity and accountability. His intellect and considerable management talents are evident in his history of taking multi-million-dollar systems and software development projects from the drawing board all the way through to a smooth and successful implementation.
Mr. Wittman has shown himself to be a polished communicator, effective consensus-builder, and a strong negotiator. He has managed dozens of major IT initiatives and has successfully negotiated on major capital equipment purchases, bundled software services, and data center commitments, among others. In addition, he has enjoyed outstanding success as a strategic planner and architect of change, consistently delivering improved project performance, higher levels of efficiency, and better ROIs.
Mr. Wittman’s skills and talents can be summarized in just a few short words; enterprise, vision, technical excellence, and sound business judgment.
Mr. Wittman’s non-business interests range from being a DIY handyman since a teenager to college and amateur theater in his earlier years to snowmobiling, traveling, and building big engines for American heavy-metal cars—especially his 1960 Corvette.