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Technology Professional with over 21 years of experience. I am an expert at empowering companies to leverage technologies in solving complex business challenges.

Accomplished technology executive with over 21 years of experience building and leading information systems teams that deliver outstanding technology solutions in service to organizational success. Diverse technical expertise derived from rapid learning and effective application of innovative technologies. Demonstrate transformational leadership through the recruitment of talented individuals, fostering them to create a culture of innovation and creative problem solving resulting in exceptional performing teams.

Name : Glen Taylor
Address : 5277 S. Granby Ct. Aurora, CO
Email : glentaylor@outlook.com
Phone : 303.550.8249
Interest : Technology Leadership



Chief of Cyber Security @ Next Gear Solutions, LLC

October 2020 - Present

Senior Director of Information Technology @ Next Gear Solutions, LLC

September 2019 - October 2020

Next Gear Solutions, the provider of the leading platform for property restoration, acquired Accurence, Inc. on September 5, 2019. As part of the merger of the two organizations I was offered a position as Senior Director of Information Technology.  In my new role I primarily focus on my expertise in security and technology compliance issues.  I work with Next Gear's customers to provide answers to critical security questions and ensure best practice solutions are implemented to keep customer data secure.

Vice President of Information Technology @ Accurence, Inc.

July 2015 - September 2019

Accurence is a software as a service company that delivers outstanding results to customers. Successfully implemented a highly positive organizational IT turnaround that enabled the company to meet the increased demands of their Fortune 50 customers. This included the successful re-establishment of IT as a trusted group within the organization. Dramatically increasing organizational cooperation and improved departmental collaboration, results were made that led to exceeding those high-performance requirements.

Senior Director of Information Systems @ McREL International

Jan 1999 - July 2015

Overall responsibility for the IT strategy and operations of $20M international education research and consulting firm supporting 5 locations across the United States and Australia. McREL grew in size between 2005 through 2010 from an $8M to $20M company and from 80 to almost 140 employees. This resulted in an increasingly complex operating environment and IT impact.

Teacher @ Platte County School District

Aug 1996 - Jan 1999

Elementary School Teacher | High School Volleyball and Basketball Coach

Teacher @ Hayes Center Schools

Aug 1993 - June 1996

Elementary School Teacher | High School Volleyball and Golf Coach | Computer Coordinator


Master Business of Business Administration | University of Phoenix


Bachelor of Science, Business Information Systems | University of Phoenix


Bachelor of Arts, Education | University of Wyoming



Project Management Professional (PMP)

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Oracle Certified Professional, MySQL 5 Database Administrator

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ITIL v3 Foundation

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Scrum Alliance Certified ScrumMaster

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ICAgile Certified Professional (ICP)

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SharePoint Institute – SharePoint 2013 Power User

The Power User Certificate demonstrates mastery of the critical power user skills required by businesses to guarantee a successful SharePoint adoption.