Chief Executive Officer
With over 30 years of experience in management consulting, Tim Britt began building Synoptek – now a full-service consulting and IT outsourcing business – in 2001. Synoptek is Tim’s direct response to the need for high-value consulting, and IT outsourcing services, driven by results. By attracting, and retaining top talent — project managers, consultants, developers, and engineers — with a focus on excellent customer service, Synoptek has grown multifold, and realized Tim’s vision in the communities it serves.
At Synoptek, Tim focuses on global strategy, corporate development, and execution. Tim works with businesses and state/local governments to plan their IT strategies, while delivering Synoptek trademark results, and dedicated customer service. Tim leverages his experience from consulting, executive leadership, creativity, and business acumen to aid Synoptek in achieving customer objectives.
In his entire career, Tim has provided strategic management consulting, including IT strategy and implementation leadership, to large companies. Previously, Tim served as the CTO of Ourhouse.com – Ace Hardware’s e-commerce business. At Ourhouse.com, Tim’s job was to oversee implementation of the entire e-commerce business, and ERP infrastructure. He managed a team of more than 100 analysts, programmers, and engineers to complete the task.
Prior to Ourhouse.com, Tim was a consultant at Kurt Salmon Associates. There, Tim developed and implemented operational strategies to achieve outstanding results for clients across the globe including distribution consolidation for the largest retailer in Japan, implementation of a new merchandise planning process for one of the largest big-box retailers in Japan, and streamlining the product development process for a large, branded international apparel manufacturer.
Tim holds an Industrial Engineering degree from Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA degree from J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.
Tim lives in Irvine, California, is married, and has four children. He is an avid outdoor person; in his free time, he enjoys skiing, hiking, biking, running, fishing etc. He also has several philanthropic interests, specially in the areas of conservation and education.