Thomas Costello is CEO of UpStreme, a business technology management consultancy specializing in project delivery, software engineering, resilience/continuity/risk, and project rescues and offering capabilities in emerging technologies like blockchain and digital transformation. With more than 35 years’ IT experience, he provides technical and business management consulting to corporate CxOs, government agencies, politicians, boards of directors, venture capital firms, and investment bankers in the evaluation, planning, and implementation of technologies to meet the strategic and tactical needs of enterprises and government. Mr. Costello has advised both private and public sector organizations, ranging from the US Department of State to established Fortune 500 organizations to startups. Previously, he held positions at Cambridge Technology Partners, US Healthcare, and QVC Television Network. Mr. Costello has published 50 articles in various national business and technical periodicals, is coauthor/editor of CIO Wisdom II, and contributor to IT Professional, Computing Now, and IT World. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.