CIO for O’Hare & Midway airports for 6 years. Over 20+ years of practical experience in software development, architecture and technical leadership. Highly capable of managing complex technical infrastructures such as the one present in O’Hare, the busiest airport in the country and sixth busiest in the world. Strong organizational and decision-making skills to coordinate multiple projects and have a keen understanding of how to deliver IT services in cost-effective and innovative ways. Experience in leading large, complex project management initiatives in different industries and demonstrated leadership skills managing projects in many industries.
Years of Experience
O'Hare & Midway Airports
Electronic Knowledge Interchange
Blackwell Consulting Sevices
EKI & BCS
Multiple national & international clients
Words from my peers
Diego has been recognized as a Public Sector Finalist by the 2020 Chicago CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards for his outstanding leadership, management effectiveness, and business value created through technology innovation as CIO for the Chicago Department of Aviation. The Awards are presented by ChicagoCIO, the preeminent peer leadership network for Chicago’s leading chief information officers.
Excutive Director. Inspire CIO Leadership Network(InspireCIO)
Diego is a detailed and conscientious professional who takes the time to understand his client's application development and system integration needs. He possesses the ability to translate technical jargon into high-level information for senior management understanding. With his leadership, I endorse Diego Ferrer
Information/Network Security Consultant. TriNet Technology Solutions
I endorse Diego Ferrer for his Systems Integration skills
DevOps Architect and Manager
Diego Ferrer is one of the best managers and leaders that I've ever worked with. He grew one the largest practices within Blackwell Consulting Services. He is passionate about providing results for his clients and he has the ability to attract and retain the finest technical experts that I have ever worked with.
Chief Information Officer
Diego is a natural leader with powerful communication skills able to find a balance among customer requirements, business profitability and his team needs. He easily navigates on new technology ways, innovative business concepts or impressive solution implementations with the ability to create empathic and highly motivated groups making his projects unforgettable and rewarding experiences
Sr. Database Analyst
I endorse Diego Ferrer for his Software Development & Program Management skils