As director of CIO Advisory Services, Robert Neill, CMMC RP, brings insight and understanding of complex IT management structures, effective systems implementation and practical risk management. His background includes positions in management of enterprise applications, data security and privacy, risk management, corporate IT management, operations management and senior leadership. Robert now leads Weaver’s services focused on providing strategic technical guidance for small and emerging organizations. Projects range from project-based assistance such as technical due diligence and integration for mergers and acquisitions, to technology product modernization, to outsourced, fractional Chief Information Officer leadership to optimize organization structures and IT strategies.
Robert previously led large companies as CIO, interim CEO and vice president of corporate technology, in addition to owning an Austin-based technology and management consulting business. He began his career as an accountant in the Texas Attorney General’s office, then supported government clients of a Big Four firm in the design and implementation of accounting packages. In addition, Robert performed data management, business improvement and key performance indicator projects for state education agencies in Texas and Colorado. Robert is a Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Registered Practitioner (CMMC RP). He earned both a Master in Professional Accounting degree and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.