As CTO, Grant is our strategist. He is responsible for the strategic direction, execution, and delivery of ECi’s cloud-based technologies and services, and for IT across our family of companies. Grant leads all initiatives addressing ECi's next-generation product offerings, common technologies and platforms, and the development of processes and standards.
Grant joined ECi as Chief Technology Officer in April of 2015. Bringing more than 21 years of product development and management experience, he has served as a senior technology executive in the areas of research, development and engineering with companies such as Abila, Sage, CareFlash.com and NetIQ. During his tenures at those companies, Grant built domestic and international engineering teams, drove structured and agile software development, managed product suite planning and direction, and helped define, develop and deliver mobile and cloud-based products.
Grant holds a master’s degree in Software Engineering from Syracuse University. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from State University of New York College at Oswego where he was a member of Sigma Tau Chi fraternity. He now serves on the board of directors for the fraternity’s alumni association. Grant grew up in Glens Falls, New York, but moved to Texas in search of warmer weather. He likes to cook and makes a killer ghost pepper and venison queso. Grant is an Eagle Scout and lives in Round Rock, Texas.