Bassam Fawaz, Founder and Managing Principal of Qualidas Solutions, Inc., is a transformational IT and operations strategist with over 25 years of progressive management experience at small, medium, and large companies in multiple industries, domestically and internationally. He has served as Chief Information Officer, head of worldwide operations, and member of executive teams in several organizations with revenues of up to $6.8B, where he advised CEOs and Management Boards on the strategic use of business technology, led initiatives that delivered improvements at the organizational, system, and process levels. He is a performance turnaround specialist with proven skills in business system integration and optimization, strategic planning and execution, and resource management. He has presided over global systems implementations, acquisition integration, transformative initiatives, and built multi-national teams on four continents.
As a Partner in Fortium Partners’ CIO practice, he provides on-demand IT technology leadership services in a fractional, interim, or situational capacity.
Bassam holds a BS degree in Aeronautical Technology from Arizona State University, an MBA from Western International University, and has attended various continuing education programs, including the Gartner CIO Academy at the University of Oxford Saïd School of Business. He is Certified Professional in Business Process Management and serves on professional society and nonprofit boards.