CEO and co-founder Jeff Walpole leads strategy and firm development efforts for Phase2. Jeff has been instrumental in recruiting and managing staff, the acquisition of new clients, overseeing client engagements and leading process improvement since co-founding the company in 2001. Jeff serves as a strategist for many of our key clients in a variety of areas of expertise from management issues to web strategy and open source software development.
Jeff brings 20 years of information technology, software and consulting industry experience to managing the firm and advising clients. Before starting Phase2 in 2001, Jeff worked for the web development company Olympus Group where he served as a member of the company’s management team in charge of program areas focused on custom web software development for sports and technology clients. Jeff has also worked at several local software companies including 4 years with the systems integration firm SRA International.
Jeff holds a Masters in Business Administration, with a concentration in the Management of Global Information Technology, from the Kogod School of Business at American University and a Bachelors degree from Tulane University in Political Science. Jeff is highly active in local and national technology groups including the Drupal community, where he serves on the Board of the Drupal Association.