Donnell Layne is a leading-edge technology executive committed to creating sustainable, efficient, service-orientated innovation environments. He previously served with the Noble Network of Charter Schools, Chicago’s largest charter school network, directing all IT operations to meet customer requirements as well as the support and maintenance of existing infrastructure, applications, and development of new technical solutions. He is also pleased to be the Co-founder/Chief Operations Officer for Bridging The Gap, inc, a non-profit organization, and the Krimson Technology Group, LLC. He has worked in the computer and telecommunications field for over a decade. During this time, he has held numerous leadership positions as a senior technical project manager, teacher, trainer, technical writer, and consultant.