Brian Sondergaard

Chief Innovation Officer

Brian is a seasoned, Senior Executive. He’s recognized as an expert in both creating and leading Lean organizations that leverage Agile mindsets and methodologies to improve business outcomes and deliver sustainable growth. Widely known as a strategic thinker, with a passion for architecture, he has demonstrated more than 30 years of leadership in business Agility, strategic planning, software product development, IT operations, and organizational design and Transformation.

Brian was recognized in 2015 by the Georgia CIO Leadership Association (GCLA) as the Georgia CIO of the Year.  The recognition was based on his outstanding technology leadership, innovation, business value creation, and community involvement.

Also, he’s actively involved in the Atlanta IT community where he previously served on the GCLA Advisory Board, and as a member of the Board of Directors for the Technology Association of Georgia.

Prior to joining Leading Agile, Brian served as CIO for Digital Channels, at Fiserv, and previously held technology leadership positions at Carreker, CheckFree, the Federal Reserve Bank, and the United States Air Force.

Brian and his wife, Sherry, live in Berkeley Lake, GA, surrounded by their six children and four grandchildren.