Eric Bloom, Executive Director, IT Management and Leadership Institute

Eric Bloom is the Executive Director of the IT Management and Leadership Institute, a contributing writer to, TEDx speaker, technologist, #1 bestselling author, PM/BA Times columnist, and a research advisor for IDC. Prior to his current role, Eric was a senior IT executive at various prestigious firms such as Fidelity Investments, and Independence Investments.


He is also a recognized thought leader on how to maximize the value of technical skill and knowledge though enhanced interpersonal communication and business acumen.


His past and present experience, combined with his deep understanding of major IT trends, like Digital Transformation, Cloud Computing, and Agile/Scrum makes him uniquely qualified to help C-Suite Executives, Project Managers, Scrum Masters and others prepare themselves and their organizations for success in an everchanging business and technological landscape.


Eric has also been a nationally syndicated columnist, contributing writer, and is the author of various books, including the following:


  • Productivity Driven Success: Hidden Secrets of Organizational Efficiency (#1 Amazon bestseller)
  • The CIO’s Guide to Staff Needs, Growth, and Productivity
  • Your IT Career: Get Noticed, Get Promoted, and Build Your Professional Brand
  • Manager Mechanics: Tips and Advice for First-Time Managers


Eric has undergraduate degrees in Computer Systems and Accounting from Bentley University and an MBA from Babson College and is a past president of National Speakers Association New England.


Contact him at or follow him on Twitter at @EricPBloom.