Today we’re talking to Phil Bianco, CTO of Melillo Consulting. And we discuss Melillo’s 4 pillars of IT: Infrastructure, Development, Security, and Data Management. How Melillo helps customers implement HPE Greenlake to the fullest, and tips for evaluating candidates’ culture fit when hiring.

All of this right here, right now, on the ModernCTO Podcast! 

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About Phil Bianco:

Phil Bianco, Chief Technology Officer at Melillo Consulting delivers the technology and thought leadership needed to aid Melillo Consulting in growing overall services and product business. With over 20 years of industry experience, holding roles as CIO, CTO and CISO at 2 nationally chartered banks; Phil’s expertise provides strategic and technical guidance in the evolution of IT.

Phil’s areas of technical proficiency include:

  • Tactical IT Infrastructure Direction/Design
  • Traditional Data Center and Cloud Strategy
  • Information Security Virtualization Infrastructure
  • Business Intelligence/Artificial Intelligence
  • Backup, Data Archiving and Disaster Recovery

Phil has personally taken proprietorship of launching Melillo Consulting’s Microsoft and Cloud Business as critical growth areas. His deep range of expertise and customer experience with IT implementation adds high value to customers and business.

About Melillo Consulting:

Melillo Consulting is a technology solutions integrator with over 30 years of experience providing IT expertise to midsize and enterprise companies. We specialize in infrastructure and data center solutions, IT and business service management, automation, application life cycle management, mobility, project and portfolio management, operational intelligence, security solutions and the software defined data center.

We are a Dell EMC Titanium Partner, HPE Platinum Partner, a Micro Focus Software Platinum Partner, a VMware Enterprise Partner and have excellent relationships with a number of IT hardware and software providers, delivering solutions across a wide span of industries. Our industry recognized thought leadership team partners with customers to deploy business and technology solutions that produce cost savings and high return on investment, while mitigating risk and ensuring compliance.

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Joel Beasley founded the Modern CTO Podcast in 2017 while writing his book, the Modern CTO book, with the goal of interviewing CTOs and sharing their experiences with others in the tech community.

Joel’s conversational style and insightful questions quickly gained traction, attracting high-profile guests such as Microsoft’s CTO, Kevin Scott, and T-Mobile’s CIO, Cody Stanford. With each episode, the podcast’s popularity continued to grow, and soon, Joel found himself with a waiting list of future guests.

Today, the Modern CTO Podcast has become the number one leadership and tech podcast in the world, with over 150k active listeners, including CTOs, lead developers, and rising tech leaders. Joel’s commitment to creating a conversational atmosphere for his guests to share their experiences has inspired a new generation of leaders and innovators.

As the success of the podcast grew, Joel founded ProSeries Media, a podcast production company that helps companies worldwide create their own podcasts. With a team of producers, content creators, and podcast bookers, ProSeries Media produces over ten shows, providing a platform for companies to connect with their audience and share their expertise.

Through his work on the Modern CTO Podcast and ProSeries Media, Joel Beasley has become a respected voice in the tech industry, inspiring others to share their knowledge and insights with the wider community. His passion for creating engaging content that informs, inspires, and entertains has made him a sought-after speaker and advisor on all things tech.

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