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William J. Cuthrell (Jay) is an innovative technology executive and sought after servant leader. He is a prolific influencer and author, capable of communicating with ease at C-suite and practitioner levels across both traditional and emerging mediums on digital transformation strategy in holistic full stack engagements. His passion is taking vision from strategy to reality to become growth engines. Jay’s expertise demonstrated through strong growth and change cycles provides a unique perspective into the future of the technology industry.

Jay is currently in a servant leader role at Faction. At Faction, Jay helps support the success of global clientele taking advantage of Faction’s Cloud Data Services for Multi-Cloud backed by Cloud Control Volumes™ (CCV™) and Hybrid Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (HDRaaS) products enabled by a growing number of patents.

Prior to joining Faction, Jay was as Managing Director with Dell Technologies, where he developed a proven track record for building and leading diverse, globally distributed, and high-performing teams across pre-sales, sales operations, guerrilla field marketing, software engineering, systems engineering, platform engineering, and the Office of the CTO. As a player-coach at Dell Technologies, Jay made vision into a reality by shifting the paradigm of how IT is delivered to enable digital transformation and thereby creating multiple growth engines for the business.

Prior to joining Dell Technologies, Jay was a founding partner of Cuthrell Consulting LLC, a consultancy providing unique consulting and advisory to facilities based service providers, startup companies, and investment groups. Jay helped his clients navigate, reach, and exceed their goals by leveraging his extensive experiences in leadership roles at high growth ICT companies as well as global infrastructure consulting roles for Fortune 500 clients to be a trusted advisor on strategic technology.

Jay previously served in advisory board roles with successful exits at both Racemi (a DXC company) and Packet Island (BroadSoft a Cisco company). He also served in advisory board roles for communications SaaS companies such as AwayFind and CommuniGate Systems.

Jay completed the INFOSEC Assessment Training and Rating Program (IARTP) for INFOSEC Assessment Methodology (IAM) by the National Security Agency in 2003. He maintained a secure membership with FBI Infragard from 2004 through 2020. Jay is certified for Facilitation of Executive Briefings by the Association of Briefing Program Managers and is a discussion leader experienced with audiences from executive boardrooms to the halls and stages of South by Southwest® (SXSW®).

Jay holds a BS in Materials Science and Engineering from North Carolina State University. Jay currently resides outside Austin, Texas and grew up in Beaufort, North Carolina. His personal blog can be found at fudge.org.

Jay is on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/jaycuthrell.