Frank Bell

Frank Bell is the Managing Principal of IT Strategists. He founded IT Strategists in 1999 to provide clients with expertise in how to utilize technology to improve business. He has consulted with companies such as CitySearch, Yahoo, Vivendi Universal, Disney, Toyota, Nissan, Deluxe Digital Studios, AEG, Sony, and Ticketmaster. 

In addition to larger companies, he has also worked with many small entrepreneurial startups and developed an expertise in how to grow startups especially web based businesses. He has also worked with government and educational organizations to design strategies and deliver successful project implementations.

Frank's areas of expertise include web development, online advertising, knowledge management, decision support systems, customer relationship management, and data warehousing. In addition to providing strategy consulting to clients, Frank takes a hands-on role in providing leadership to technical projects. He also specializes in technical architecture, project management methodology, and web application development. His industry breadth is wide, having developed software and managed successful projects for the government, multi-national corporations, educational institutions, and internet/software startups.

Prior to founding IT Strategists, Frank Bell was the Client Services Manager of another leading technology consulting firm, where he was responsible for both consulting solutions management and research and development. During his tenure he was invaluable in delivering a 400% growth of the firm. Frank has also worked as an IT Manager and Project Manager within Fortune 500 companies as well as startups.

He began his career in the United States Air Force, where as a Captain he was Director of Special Projects of the largest Air Force command and control system at the time.

Frank graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology with a B.Eng. (Honors)in Electrical Engineering. He received his MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA.