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Daniel Hein
NextLevel Partner
Dan Hein has 20 years of experience serving in executive and strategic technology leadership roles for organizations in the healthcare, manufacturing, apparel, retail, financial services, and entertainment industries for fast-growing multi-division Fortune 500 companies with quick turnarounds.

At a Glance

  • CIO, CTO, Senior VP
  • Information Security
  • Team Strategic Alignment
  • Technology Strategy & Gap Analysis
  • Coaching & Mentoring
  • Program & Operations Management
  • Cloud, SaaS, PaaS
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Healthcare, Retail, Finance, Manufacturing, Entertainment

Key Leadership Accomplishments

  • Delivered an enterprise electronic medical record conversion on-time and $29.5 million under-budget after stepping in as interim CIO; restored on-target deliverables, timelines and budget for a previously failing project by building collaborative internal relationships that helped all teams align
  • Won $4 million in cost reductions for hardware, licensing and maintenance by driving a private cloud implementation that increased virtual servers from 20% to 95%, which also resulted in 2.5x better server-to-admin ratio than the industry average
  • Resolved chronic technology downtime issues and protected a company from catastrophic losses of informational assets by building a new data center with a geographically-separate hot site, ensuring real-time systems backup
  • Through a nationally recognized employee survey firm, recognized for increasing team morale and improving staff engagement scores from 2.95 to 4 out of 5 in a 450-member technical team

Bio

Dan Hein has 20 years of experience serving in executive and strategic technology leadership roles for organizations in the healthcare, manufacturing, apparel, retail, financial services, and entertainment industries for fast-growing multi-division Fortune 500 companies with quick turnarounds. Dan excels in collaborative leadership, building strategically aligned high-performing teams, managing business process and technology strategies, financial management and driving operational excellence. Dan has held CIO/CTO responsibilities in organizations valued from $100 million to $5 billion and is always seeking to drive innovation through fiscally astute leadership focused on building actionable roadmaps that improve service levels and increase market share and revenue volumes without incurring extensive costs.

 

Dan has effectively led enterprise information security from architecture to program development and incident response in multiple industries. He is also recognized for executive coaching and mentorship to leaders and operating teams. He holds an MBA from the University of Portland and a BS in Accounting from Portland State University.