Project | Interim | Fractional CIO & CTO Services 

WASHINGTON DC, June 11, 2014 / - FORTIUM PARTNERS, the world’s fastest growing provider of top technology leadership and Interim CIO/CTO services, is happy to announce the addition of James “Jamie” Bird as a Partner in its eastern U.S. region. 

An acclaimed senior executive with more than 25 years of IT leadership experience, Jamie Bird focuses on technology turnarounds for complex global financial services organizations to streamline operations, improve operating margin, enhance customer experience, and fuel growth and innovation. A seasoned and recognized leader, Jamie is passionate about building collaborative, world-class cultures that encourage continuous engagement and joint accountability through organization design, process discipline, and people development.

 Jamie’s career has included serving as IT leader for some of the world’s most recognized brands in the financial services industry, including JPMorgan Chase, Capital One, and Fleet Boston. Most recently, Jamie served as Managing Director and Chief Information Officer for The Carlyle Group in Washington D.C.

 Tim McCracken, Chairman and CEO of the Firm commented: "We are extremely pleased to have Jamie join our firm. His storied career helps us to further solidify Fortium's brand as the firm comprised only of the most successful and sought-after technology executives in the world. A significant amount of our client work originates with private equity groups seeking to gain operational efficiencies and better leverage technology within their portfolio of companies. Jamie's experience as an executive with one of the most widely recognized private equity firms, The Carlyle Group, will help us to deliver the message that we are serious about developing strong and trusted relationships across this vast industry.”

Jamie Bird comments: "I have spent more than two decades leading improvement campaigns in IT organizations from the trenches to the boardroom. FORTIUM affords me the opportunity to work alongside the very best IT leaders available today, while helping clients with serious IT conditions requiring immediate attention that must have a successful ending. FORTIUM is in the business of solving the most complex and risky IT issues, and I'm excited to be a part of it.”

Bird received his BS in Mathematical Sciences from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


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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