Rick Havrilla brings over 20 years of experience designing and implementing enterprise software solutions with over ten years of experience working with collaboration technologies. He has worked with numerous organizations on their system architectures to integrate collaborative solutions that fit seamlessly into their architectures and products.
As Chief Technology Officer at CollabraSpace, Rick integrates new technologies and determines the viability and potential of new collaboration prospects. He actively participates in the esthetic design, programming, and technical development of all software products. Rick plays an intricate role in the management of projects for our customers, which has resulted in numerous consulting opportunities for CollabraSpace.
In April 2011, Rick was awarded the 2011 SmartCXO award from Baltimore SmartCEO magazine recognizing executives from the Baltimore area who have gone above and beyond to support their organizations’ initiatives in the categories of CFO, COO, CIO/CTO and executive management teams.
In previous positions, he was responsible for seeking new business opportunities as well as designing and developing large scale distributed systems for both commercial and government clients. Rick holds his B.S. in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from the University of Pittsburgh and his M.S. in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University.
Rick is the co-author of Dynamic Collaboration: How to Share Information, Solve Problems, and Increase Productivity Without Compromising Security with Ray Schwemmer, President, CEO and co-founder of CollabraSpace. Dynamic Collaboration shows how leaders can harness the power of Web 2.0 and use it to tap into the collective intelligence of their organization. Visit http://dynamic-collaboration-book/ to learn more and to follow their blog on all things relating to collaboration.
Rick and his wife live in Maryland with their two children. Rick enjoys playing volleyball, soccer and golf.
Ray Schwemmer, President/CEO and a co-founder of CollabraSpace, and Rick Havrilla, Chief Technology Officer and a co-founder of CollabraSpace, have written a book that shows how leaders can harness the power of Web 2.0 and use it to tap into the collective intelligence of their organization.