Chuck Lear is the Founder of Lear360, a global Office Productivity, Unified Communications and Collaboration solution advisory and program management partner. He brings 30 years of experience in IT Strategy and Organizational Change expertise. Throughout his career he has assisted Fortune 100 and leading companies in the Biotech, Media/Entertainment, Software Development, Private Equity and Financial Services industries and the U.S. Navy.
During the last 20 years of his career he has worked closely with CIOs, business leaders and their staffs; bringing clarity and understanding to what is Collaboration and Unified Communications and how they can be used as a competitive and cost-effective advantage.
Over the past 11 years he has managed the deployment of over 40,000 users on modern business communications and collaboration solutions from industry leaders such as Microsoft, Cisco, Google, Salesforce.com, Box and Dropbox. Focusing on solution comparisons and maturity, the cost benefit analysis, and the most effective deployment and adoption strategy for end users.
He has been awarded the PRSA Bronze Anvil for Communication Technology and is a frequent industry speaker. He holds a BA in Communication and Film Production and an MBA in Strategic Planning and Program Management.