President & COO
Practice Leader - Software
As President and COO, Burke leads the operational and administrative activities of the Firm. He ensures that Fortium's resources are aligned to serve our Partners as our most valuable asset and our clients as our chief objective. He is responsible for developing the Firm's services offering and practice areas as well as the internal systems, knowledge management, and relationships our Partners rely on to serve their clients. In addition to his Operating responsibilities, Burke leads the Firm's Software Industry Practice.
Supporting his role as the Firm's Software Industry Practice Leader, Burke has been the CIO, CTO, or COO for many software companies with Fortune 500 customers including a market-leading financial services SaaS provider, the leading SaaS provider to the retail automotive finance and insurance market, two healthcare software-as-a-service providers, an enterprise on-premise and SaaS provider for the corporate legal market, a loyalty and incentives SaaS provider, a value-added reseller of enterprise software, a business strategy software company, an online auction software provider, and a workflow/business process automation software provider. Burke serves commercial software providers in leadership roles directing product development, technical operations, product management, product support, quality assurance/testing, and leading quality/process improvement initiatives in these areas.
Prior to Fortium, Burke's career included roles at the global consulting companies of Deloitte and PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Partner in the Technology Leadership practice of Tatum, as well as direct technology leadership roles with The Walt Disney Company, SOURCECORP, Ristken Software, and others. Burke has a Master of Business Administration in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Business Administration in management information systems from the University of Texas at Austin.