Former Senior Microsoft Technologist Continues Chicago Growth
Watertown, Mass. – May 21, 2012 – BlueMetal Architects, a leading technology architecture and interactive design firm, announced today that Anthony Gonsalez has joined the company as Technology Director in BlueMetal’s Chicago office.
In this role, Mr. Gonsalez will provide architectural guidance and ensure technical excellence across the technical community, as well as assist in building and managing BlueMetal’s presence in Chicago and across the Midwest. BlueMetal Architects works with top-tier clients to imagine, define and build innovative technology solutions which positively impact how they run their business with a focus on user experience, big data, application modernization and social platforms.
With 20+ years of IT experience in architectural strategy, program management and software development, Anthony’s leadership and cross-team collaboration skills have helped champion new approaches and methods that assure high quality, on-time solution delivery across the organization.
“Tony brings an enormous wealth of technical and delivery skills to establish a strong foundation for our Chicago office”, said Todd Bremner, President & Chief Technology Officer for BlueMetal. “Tony is going to have an enormous impact in building a strong delivery team in Chicago and professionalize our delivery capability across all offices.”
Prior to joining BlueMetal, Anthony spent 14 years working for Microsoft Corporation. During his tenure he has successfully led several large teams in architecting, designing and implementing some of Microsoft’s largest commercial software solutions for many Fortune 50 customers. Most recently Anthony served as Director of Technical Quality Assurance (TQA) focused on improving global services delivery and technical quality across the solution development lifecycle. His team was responsible for providing architectural guidance, delivery methodologies and technical strategies to Microsoft’s services organization worldwide.
“The addition of Tony to our Chicago team really showcases the type of world-class technical and business staff we are attracting”, said Matt Kestian, Consulting Director for BlueMetal Chicago. “Tony’s technical expertise combined with his customer centric approach are both key components of the BlueMetal advantage, and his passion and understanding of the Chicago market is a huge asset to BlueMetal and our customers.”
Previously Anthony has held positions at IBM, where he was responsible for the development of NASA’s Onboard Shuttle Systems (OSS), and United Airlines as the Lead Architect for a Smithsonian / Computerworld award nominated personal reservation system that later became known as United.com.
Anthony received his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Applied Computer Science from Illinois State University.
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About BlueMetal Architects
Founded in 2010, BlueMetal Architects is an interactive design and technology architecture firm which specializes in the development of innovative applications and experiences. Our goal is the creation of outstanding solutions which positively impact how our customers do business with a focus on creative design married to advanced software architectures. BlueMetal is a privately held company and is headquartered in Watertown, Massachusetts with offices in Chicago and New York. For more information, visit http://www.bluemetal.com.