Robert D. Pyles
Director of Information Technology Services
Robert has over 20 years of IT experience in both small business and large enterprise. He joined GBQ in 2013, as our Director of Information Technology. Since joining the firm he has completely re-architected the firm’s infrastructure, adding resiliency, redundancy and capability at each level.
Robert began his IT career at The Ohio State University, running the student team that supported 19 computer labs and over 100 audio visual classrooms. He then began working for a small educational consulting firm that sent him all over the world, working for extending periods in Honduras for their Department of Education.
Robert also worked for JP Morgan in their incident response group and spent six years with Sterling Commerce, the largest EDI transaction provider in the U.S. He was responsible for four production datacenters and six engineering datacenters, including 30 staff located in five major U.S. cities.
Robert has worked with a number of the firm’s clients performing infrastructure audits, writing disaster recovery plans and providing CIO on-demand services.
- The Ohio State University – B.S., Geographic Information Systems
- B.A., History, Minor Computer Information Systems
- Franklin University – MBA, Managing Information Systems