Founder and Lead Consultant Tom O'Brien has over 26 years of experience bringing new technology products and services to market in the US and abroad. Tom founded Bootstrap Technology Consulting to bring his business experience and his hands on development and project management skills to help small and medium sizes businesses around the world with their technology and business challenges. His objective is to keep development efficient and focused, while managing limited resources during a company's key growth phase. Tom is actively involved in all BTC engagements and brings his personal and professional experience to each and every project.
BTC can bring its CTO skills to any organization on a retainer, virtual, or consultancy basis. Leverage the experience of a Interim CTO to solve your technology pain points and focus on your core business.
He is the co-founder, IT Director of Cyber Indemnity Solutions Ltd., a New Zealand based, InsurTech start-up focused on data protection and risk management. The company's first policy, Data Insurance is a unique solution that combines insurance, data management, PAAS, and extensive middleware to manage policy and technical implementations.
Always interested in helping small business, Tom designed, created, and maintains the Breeasy Small Business Platform. Consisting of three responsive web applications, Breeasy, Breeasy Money, and InstaInvoice, the suite of apps helps business invoice, track expenses, manage customers, tasks, and projects.
As a co-founder and long-time CEO of CRS Temporary Housing, the leader in temporary housing services to the insurance industry, he led the company to revenues of $100MM. He also managed the development of a next generation web portal, myhotelsource.com, exclusively for the insurance claim industry, world-wide.
Tom was the key developer and designer of PlaceTrak, an internal .net application used to manage the temporary housing business. This product was migrated to asp.net and to the ultimately to the salesforce.com platform.
He is the co-founder and developer of Virtual Backup, one of the first online back-up systems for the small business market.
Co-inventor on two patent applications "Systems and Methods of Data Insurance" and "Electronic Data Insurance Management System and Methods".
Flexible CTO Services, Part-Time, On Demand
Data Migration, Security, Azure, AWS
SAAS, Mobile, and Responsive Apps
Technology planning, budgeting, and implementation