Procure IT, has named William H. Hiatt, a 25-year technology industry veteran and former Co-founder and COO/CTO of RapidScale, as Managing Partner and head of the company’s operations.
In his new role, Hiatt oversees the implementation and management of Procure IT’s business strategy, including capital investments in technology and human resources to meet targets for growth and profitability.
“William Hiatt and I have worked together for 20-plus years, including building and exiting RapidScale,” said Randy Jeter, Procure IT Co-founder and Managing Partner and former CEO of RapidScale. “William brings a rare combination of expertise in global enterprise architecture, security and compliance, professional and managed services processes, and finance required to build and operate an innovative IT procurement platform company. I’m excited to collaborate with him again to realize our shared vision to build Procure IT, the first data-driven IT ‘procurement as a service’ company.”
Hiatt is an accomplished technology executive with more experience transforming organizations, ranging from startups to large global enterprises. Along with Jeter, Hiatt was part of the leadership team that grew managed cloud provider RapidScale from startup to its successful sale to Cox Communications in 2018.
Previously, he held IT roles, such as Principal Architect for Bear Data Solutions Inc., Director of Infrastructure Engineering at Zumasys and National Director of Advantage Solutions.
Hiatt brings in-depth technology, operations and finance backgrounds to his role with Procure IT. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Chapman University – a private university in Orange, Calif. –and holds multiple IT certifications.
His technical know-how has helped him to negotiate vendor relationships, resulting in significant incremental savings in capital and operating spend. And he has participated in fundraising rounds with angel and private equity investors.
Hiatt also has built high-performance teams of diverse skill sets across multiple business units, fostering a positive company culture to drive employee retention and industry-leading customer satisfaction.
To learn more about leveraging the Procure IT platform to simplify and optimize your company’s IT environment, visit www.procureit.com.