Paul Brunda is an operations technology leader and a change agent. With nearly 30 years of experience working with big names on Wall Street to healthcare and insurance, Paul has unique insights into the areas of cloud, security, platform, and compliance systems. He advises clients to benefit from growing digitalization by conducting digital benchmarking and leveraging the cloud. His key specialization includes engineering issues, operational security, and compliance controls.
In his role as Benchmarking Practice Leader at Trianz, Paul is responsible for helping clients succeed in their digital transformations through the measurement of their competitive positioning on the digital continuum, as inputs into strategic prioritization and allocation of resources. Trianz benchmarking is powered by the Trasers database – with over 1.5 million datapoints collected from 5,000+ companies – to deliver a holistic assessment of digital maturity across business model, business processes and technology portfolios in absolute and competitive terms. Paul transitioned to Trianz from Trasers, where he helped drive the firm’s flagship benchmarking service, leveraging his extensive operational background and knowledge of diverse corporate environments.
Paul began his career in the technology space as a trading-floor support engineer at Salomon Bros. and traversed some of the most prestigious firms in the world - Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Citi, to name a few. Before joining Trianz, he led operations to launch an Aetna affiliate company from incorporation to full run-state.
Paul knows over a dozen programming languages, diverse networks, and operating systems and database technologies with several industry certifications to his credit (Six Sigma, PMP, VCP, IRE, ITIL, RHCE).
Paul has a degree in Business CIS from Fairleigh Dickinson University, New Jersey. He is also a member of the Governor’s Council on Technology and a paid speaker at the Independent Auditors Association.