Former CIO of JPMorgan Chase Card Services Joins Fortium

Project | Interim | Fractional CIO & CTO Services

WASHINGTON DC, June 11, 2014 / - FORTIUM PARTNERS, the world’s premier provider of technology leadership and Interim/Fractional CIO/CTO services, is pleased to announce the addition of Jim Venglarik as a Partner in its eastern U.S. region. 

 A lauded senior executive with more than 30 years of IT leadership and consulting experience, Jim Venglarik focuses on maximizing IT spend for companies in a variety of industries. A recognized expert in Internet effectiveness, information analysis, data warehousing, and call center systems and support, Jim is often called into organizations with a critical need to upgrade IT service and efficiency.  Seasoned in a variety of roles, Jim is equally effective coaching and advising senior management teams in the use of IT to achieve a competitive advantage or leading large-scale global IT organizations.

Venglarik’s career has included serving as IT leader for some of the world’s most recognized brands, including Expedia, Moody’s, JPMorgan Chase, Advanta, AT&T, GlaxoSmithKline, and General Electric. Most recently, he served in IT and operational leadership roles in North America and Asia for Bleum, and continues as a member of Bleum’s Board of Advisors.

Tim McCracken, Chairman and CEO of the Firm commented: "I have known and worked with Jim Venglarik for nearly a decade and Fortium is honored to have him as a Partner. His storied career helps us to further establish our position as a firm comprised only of the most successful and sought-after technology executives on the planet. When faced with mission-critical IT problems and opportunities, making a team of skilled individuals, such as Jim, available to our clients gives them the safety and confidence that they are being serviced by the very best. No other global firm can make such a claim.

Jim Venglarik comments: "Fortium’s passion for bringing the brightest IT minds in the world together to help clients be as competitive and efficient as possible is a fresh new alternative to traditional consulting, and I’m happy to be a critical part of it. Being able to always apply my unique skills where they are most needed is both satisfying and rewarding. I can’t think of a better way to spend the balance of my career.”

Venglarik received his MS in Applied Mathematics from Youngstown State University, and his B.S. Degree in Mathematics from John Carroll University.  He served as a Captain in the Army Reserves and was a Distiguished Military Graduate.


Fortium is a technology executive services firm focused on providing value delivered by world-class resources in an affordable, flexible delivery model. Fortium serves public and private companies across a variety of industries, placing expert project, interim, and fractional resources in technology-related roles. Fortium resources have 20 or more years of technology experience, most recently in a senior leadership role.

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Fortium Partners also operates offices in Orange County, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, and London, U.K.  

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