Wylie Blanchard

Executive Advisor. Digital Strategist. Business Technology Expert.

Embrace the Adventure of Change & Disruption to Unlock Innovation.


Wylie Blanchard

Wylie Blanchard: Business Technology Speaker and Consultant

Wylie Blanchard is a speaker, IT consultant, digital strategist, gadget enthusiast, analytics professional, and adventure seeker.

His mission in life is to better the lives of working professionals by educating them on how to use technology as a tool to amplify their expertise and business lives.

As a Technology Leader, he has 20+ years of management and software analysis experience, has expertise in Digital Marketing, Product Management, IT Service Management, Data-Analytics & Cybersecurity and has developed a reputation for explaining technical concepts in ways, which non-technical audiences can make informed and timely decisions.

Today, more than ever before, independent business owners and organizational leaders need to understand the advantages of integrating technology into their businesses. No longer can they rely on one person or one department to maintain the infrastructure and leaders simply react to the competitive demands around them. Leaders need to have an understanding of the technology currently available to them, what it can do for them now and in the long-term and how they can maximize the full potential of their current tools. Being passionate about this subject, Wylie actively researches the business impact of current trends in the information technology industry and actively shares how professionals can utilize technology to improve their business lives.

Wylie Blanchard: Business Technology Speaker and Consultant
Wylie Blanchard's Certifications: PMP, MCSE, ITIL, CC
Project Management Professional (PMP)® by Project Management Institute (PMI)
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Data Management and Analytics
ITIL 4 ® Foundation by Axelos
Certified in Cybersecurity (CC) by (ISC)²

Ready to Develop insightful strategies, Build innovative products and drive revenue growth?


Technology leader with 20+ years of verifiable success in driving projects and managing teams.

Strategist and product owner for several consulting roles, leading project teams with over 75 stakeholders and driving the product lifecycles from start to completion.

Expertise in digital strategy, product ideation, database systems and analytics, managed services, infrastructure to cloud migration, and more.

Specialties: Growth Strategy, Product Management, eCommerce, Mobile, Cloud, Analytics, Digital, Branding.

Industries: Healthcare, Insurance; Finance, Energy, Non-Profit.


  • Spearheading new product development including strategy, design, launch and growth.
  • Developing growth strategies and tactical roadmaps to drive revenue.
  • Proven ability to design and implement highly successful digital products.
  • Experienced at managing cloud, digital and mobile solutions in Health & Financial Services.
  • Skilled at leading cross-functional teams to achieve business goals.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize critical projects to align with business objectives.


Hang Gliding
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Wylie Blanchard: Business Technology Consultant and Speaker 2020


20+ years of verifiable success in driving projects and managing teams.

Started as: Coder, Web Developer, IT Consultant, Database Administrator, Business Intelligence Analyst/Developer.

Leadership Roles: Supervisor, IT Manager, Director, Executive Director, President, Founder.



RR Donnelley,
Fortune 500 Communications Firm.

Health Care Service Corporation,
Fifth-Largest Health Insurer in the US.

College of DuPage,
Second Largest Provider of Undergraduate Education in the state of Illinois, after UIUC.


(Up to 230km pr hr on Autobahn), Germany


Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.),
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Gies College of Business.

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business Administration and Management,
Walden University – College of Management and Technology.

Associate of Science (A.S.) in Business,
Moraine Valley Community College – Department of Business.



Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE),
Microsoft, F813-2662.

Project Management Professional (PMP),
PMI, 3377366.

IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL),
Axelos, GR671468197WB.


Sky Views Edge Walk
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Wylie Blanchard: Become a SQL Pro who’s in High Demand - Chicago 2019 - SQL Saturday 825 | Benedictine University

Popular Speaking Topics.

Myth #1 If You Build It They Will Come:
How to Determine the Effectiveness of your Digital Product.

Let’s Talk SMAC:
How Social, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud Technologies are Reshaping Business.

Advance Your Career @ 5G LTE Speed:
How to Leverage the Internet to Dramatically Advance Your Career.

Get a World Class Web Presence that Wows:
Leverage the Web to become a World Class Leader.

The Cloud Watching Strategy: 
What Independent Business Owners Need to Know about Today’s Cloud Computing Landscape.

Securing Your Business and Technology:
What SMBs Need to Consider about Cyber Security, Federal & State Regulations and Corporate-Client Governance.

Just a sample of my expertise. To see more or discuss possible work >>

Popular News.

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