Brian Cunningham - Sr. Executive, Entrepreneur, and Strategist
Mr. Cunningham, President of J Strategies is an accomplished senior executive and strategist with a broad range of domestic and global experience. Operating his own Consultancy, Mr. Cunningham provides strategic consulting, international market development, capital fundraising, business incubation, and government relations. Mr. Cunningham has experience across multiple vertical industries, including but not limited to technology, government, education, hospitality (Cruise/Hotel), and insurance. International economic/workforce development strategies pioneered by Mr. Cunningham, led to the creation and operation of new operating companies and the development of new tourist destinations.
Currently Mr. Cunningham is on focused strategic project work connecting Economic, Employment, and Education Outcomes. This transformational approach to aligning industry and education is focused on integrating employability and workforce skills in an effort to power long-term economic growth.
As Managing Director of the State & Local Government and Education (SLEd) team at Citrix, Mr. Cunningham was responsible for developing the vertical market for the company, and its brand within the market, market strategy, and the sales organization within the SLEd market. Previously Mr. Cunningham served the Director of Systems Integrators at Citrix and was responsible for leading the development of new, Systems Integrator based revenue streams.
Mr. Cunningham was previously Managing Partner, Unisys Global Public Sector where he led the restructuring of the Latin America and North America Public Sector businesses. Prior to joining Unisys, Mr. Cunningham was The Partner/Managing Director responsible for State of Florida Government at KPMG/BearingPoint where he led government transformation, technology development and implementation, and education transformation projects. As an Area Vice President at NCR Corporation, he held leadership positions in all areas of the company and ultimately built a consulting business in 136 Countries.
Mr. Cunningham currently serves on the Florida Virtual School Board of Trustees, the Florida State University College of Business Emeritus board, the Florida International University Pino Center for Entrepreneurship Advisory Board, and I on the Miami Entrepreneurship Center Board. Mr. Cunningham is currently working on a number of education policy initiatives and pilots with the legislative and executive branch in The State of Florida and is expanding these programs abroad with partner nations such as the Scotland and Brasil. www.jstrategies.com
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