As Director of Business Development, Mr. Strauss brings 20 years of results and steadily increasing levels of capture management and business development responsibility with government and commercial clients. Prior to joining Connected Logistics, Mr. Strauss served in leadership positions with IBM Global Business Services (GBS) and ASM Research; and founded, financed, and grew two successful start-up businesses.
While at IBM GBS, Mr. Strauss served as the Supply Chain Planning Service Area Leader and the Army Acquisition, Logistics, and Mission Systems Account Manager, roles in which he led a team of 50+ supply chain consultants with engagements across the federal sector; had P&L responsibility for $25M+ in annual revenue; and led or played pivotal roles in securing dozens of task orders totalling $100M+ and a $777M ceiling Army IDIQ. At ASM Research, Mr. Strauss led the capture of a $100M+ task order.
Mr. Strauss’ honors include the 2011 IBM Sales Eminence Award, a two-time IBM 100% Club inductee, and the Public Sector Delivery Excellence Circle Award. He has a demonstrated record of academic achievement and life-long learning in business and defense and brings an entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative approach to his role at Connected Logistics, along with proven capture management and business development experience.MBA, Management