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John M. Lalli

Title: Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director
Industry: Information Technology
Type of Organization: IT Managed Hosting and Colocation Services Providers
Major Product/Service: IT infrastructure support services supporting global clients delivering all services from on-shore USA
Expertise: Mr. Lalli has over 35 years of technology and business experience in the information technology field. He is the Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director of Blue Hill Data Services and Computer Alternative Processing Sites, which are national IT managed hosting and colocation service providers supporting global clients. They provide IT infrastructure, platform support services and Application Support Services. Mr. Lalli has been on both the corporate and managed services sides of the information technology business, and is an industry subject matter expert with a proven track record of delivering growth and superior client services in the Information Technology Cloud Computing space. His career includes 29 years in Broadcast/Media/Entertainment with CBS, Inc., where his last position was Vice-President and Chief Information Officer. At CBS, he implemented a revenue generation shared services business which contributed significantly to the bottom line, culminating in a successful strategic outsourcing partnership, the first of a kind for a major television network.
Geographic Area of Distribution: International
Affiliations: American Association of Blood Banks; Board of Trustees, Meadowlands Hospital, Secaucus, New Jersey; Notre Dame Alumni Association
University/Degree: B.A., Cum Laude, Economics and Management Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Indiana; Post-graduate studies, Computer Science, University of Notre Dame and Pace University, New York
Born: Mount Vernon, New York
Hobbies/Sports: Golf, family activities
Spouse: D. Leigh Lalli
Children: John M. Lalli Jr., James T. Lalli, Martin K. Lalli, Kirsten G. Lalli, Scott M. Lalli
Work History: Prior to joining Blue Hill Data Services, Mr. Lalli was Executive Vice-President of Infocrossing Inc., a publicly held infrastructure services provider. He was part of the leadership team that tripled the growth of that company during a four year period. Previously, he held senior management positions as Senior Vice President Business Development and as Chief Technology Officer for managed hosting services providers Systems Management Specialists and Marconi Services.
Honors & Awards: Decorated Vietnam Veteran, U.S. Army Intelligence; American Management Association Philosophy of Education and Services Award; DeSeversky Institute CBS School of Management Award for Leadership; Appointed Honorary Chairman and Speaker, Blessed Sacrament High School Alumni Association; Appointed to Board of Trustees and Executive Finance Committee, Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center, Liberty Health System, 2002 up to the recent privitization of Meadowlands Hospital
Published Works: Articles in several trade journals
Career Accomplishments: Mr. Lalli's accomplishments include substantial growth of an Information Technology services business delivering cost effective managed hosting IT services to Fortune 1000 and mid-market companies while at the same time creating more jobs on-shore in the US. In support of this growth model, he also developed and implemented innovative, dedicated disaster recovery services for all computing platforms enterprise-wide. While at CBS, Mr. Lalli was invited to the White House as a subject matter expert consultant during the Carter Administration to join the "White House Committee on Technology."