Advisory Board Member and Visiting Executive Consultant, Interhack Corporation
Bruce C. Barnes has over forty years of experience as a senior level officer in the technology arena, including very influential roles in Fortune 100 companies. He has received numerous industry accolades, including having been recognized as one of this country’s most noted CIOs. He remains a frequent, visible and familiar voice at national industry events and in major industry publications.
Mr. Barnes joined Interhack as a member of the firm's advisory board in 2008 and heads the firm's IT leadership engagements. He is also the founder and CEO of Bold Vision, a senior consulting consortium of C-Level executives dedicated to raising the level of technical literacy within their own organizations. He continues to serve as an executive coach and advisor to a number of noted senior executives.
His prior appointments include vice president of IT Strategy and Planning for a $200B global insurance and financial services enterprise, the Chief Information Officer for a publicly held $100B global financial services company, and also as the Chief Information Officer for Ohio’s largest privately owned HMO. Earlier, Mr. Barnes held various management positions with an international library/information services company, the Washington (DC) office of a major technology provider, and as an officer in the United States Army.
He is the co-founder and on-going co-producer of the industry acclaimed CIO Solutions Gallery series, which is nationally headquartered out of The Ohio State University’s College of Engineering.
Mr. Barnes is also a graduate of The Ohio State University, where he also now serves for the Fisher College of Business as a Lecturer in the MIS and Accounting program.