Tony Parham

Antonio ("Tony") Parham is an insightful leader, innovator, strategic management consultant, digital marketing and e-business maven, executive coach, product manager, business partner liaison, keynote speaker and more. He has been called "The Launch-It or Fix-It Guy" (tm).

As Vice President, Innovation Programs for the Fidelity Center for Applied Technology (FCAT), Tony identifies promising new tools and techniques for innovation -- testing them in proof-of-concept and pilot projects, scaling them up and rolling them out to the Fidelity enterprise. He also develops and leads programs designed to put “innovation in the DNA” of all associates at Fidelity.

As Government Innovation Officer (GIO) for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Tony advised the Governor, Secretary for Administration and Finance, executive branch leaders and other stakeholders on identifying, funding and managing execution of high impact business change projects. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts state government is a $36B entity with 141 agencies and 67,000 employees across the Executive Branch. As the first chief innovation officer for the Commonwealth, the GIO was accountable for increasing internal government efficiencies and for the improved experience of outside stakeholders such as residents, businesses and local governments. Key GIO accomplishments are described in the GIO's 2013 and 2014 annual reports.

As Managing Director of TKG Management Consulting,Tony provides services to a variety of organizations (including Fortune 100 firms, start-ups and not-for-profits). TKG helps organizations launch new projects / ventures ("Launch It" ) or solve problems ("Fix It").

[ "The best way to predict the future is to invent it." - Alan Kay ]

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