Industry Leader Driving IT Strategy and Execution to Accelerate Growth
Kevin Sauer is a Partner in Fortium Partners’ West Region, where he serves healthcare, business services, and manufacturing clients. His profile as a successful IT leader reflects more than 25 years of global experience working in growth-oriented businesses from startups to Fortune 500 companies. His responsibilities have spanned across the US, Asia, Mexico, and Europe where he led cross-functional teams in the areas including information technology, engineering, quality assurance and operations. Mr. Sauer brings a diversified background and international exposure to bear on corporate strategy and project management engagements.
As a CIO, Mr. Sauer led IT governance, enterprise resource planning, program management, and business intelligence initiatives. He worked closely with CEOs to integrate acquisitions, identify best practices, and streamline processes. With experience developing applications for patient care, Mr. Sauer has deep knowledge of healthcare privacy and data security. He has championed efforts to stabilize key systems, close security gaps, and introduce performance metrics while managing teams of up to 200 global professionals and budgets as high as US$20 million.
Active in industry associations, Mr. Sauer has served as President of the Arizona Chapter of the Society for Information Management (SIM) and as a member of the SIM International Board of Directors. He is a sought-after speaker at IT industry convenings and business forums.
Mr. Sauer graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington. He is certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) and in the areas of Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and Six Sigma.