Chief Executive Officer, Founder
As CEO and managing partner of Diverse Technology Solutions (DTS), Clayton Hart keeps his clients at the very pinnacle of the information technology (IT) age. Clay founded and incorporated DTS in 1998, when he converted a previous IT consultancy firm start-up into the DTS brand. Today, DTS is one of North America’s fastest-growing private cloud-hosting providers. He accurately forecasts emerging IT trends and implements services that provide dramatic returns on investment for his clients.
With a career in IT and expertise in fiscal management that spans more than 24 years, Clay has in-depth knowledge of the highest-level IT decision-making processes of thousands of businesses nationwide. Clay spent the genesis of his career in network engineering, where he implemented complex IT projects for prestigious organizations, including St. John’s University, Sotheby’s, Crédit Lyonnais and IBM. His subsequent success in financial management and expertise in business workflow has given him a unique perspective on how to leverage technology to position a company for financial growth.
A national speaker, Clay has shared the stage with some of the world’s top business leaders, delivering keynote presentations and CPE-accredited continuing educational seminars to Fortune 1000 C-level executives. His speaking engagements include such topics as aligning IT with business financial goals, using IT as a profit generator, business workflow, IT security and cloud computing.
Clay has lent his business and IT advice to over one dozen major publications and has been seen in, or interviewed by, Forbes, Yahoo Finance, MarketWatch.com and various other media outlets. Author of the DTS blog and the book Uncommon with co-author Brian Tracy, Clay provides the education, advice, tools and resources that help business owners make more fiscally responsible decisions regarding the direction of their IT and business practices.