Lars Linden is the CTO for Focused Impressions. Before joining the firm, Lars was a Senior Vice President and Head of Technology Delivery, Global Transaction Services and Payments for RBS Americas. Prior to that role, Lars was the Head of Data Center Services, also for RBS Americas. Prior to joining RBS Americas in 2008, Lars was responsible for corporate strategy for Glasshouse Technologies, a firm that provided vendor-agnostic managed consulting services in the areas of cloud-based deployments, virtualization, storage environments and workspace initiatives. Before joining Glasshouse Technologies in 2005, Lars served in senior leadership positions in technology at State Street Global Advisors as well as Pretzel Logic. He began his career at Liberty Mutual Insurance in 1991.
Lars is a culturally-adept and innovative technology leader who has focused on building new technologies and in some cases, disrupting long-standing business methods, by successfully introducing new standards for best practices at the important intersection of business process and technology implementation. His career opportunities have given him both insights and skills in proactive system performance improvements, business process enhancements, data management, security, resiliency, audit control, and continuous improvement through analytics review.
Lars received his BA in Economics from Northeastern University, Honors Program.