Modernization and reinvention with Andy Kulakowski, President and CEO @ Fresche Solutions

November 16, 2018

On this week’s show, we spoke with Andy Kulakowski, President and CEO @ Fresche Solutions. Andy recently celebrated his 30th year at Fresche. Over the years, he has held a series of senior positions in customer service and call center management, including Vice President of Customer Support and Product Services, and Chief Operating Officer.

As President/CEO, Andy spends his time setting corporate goals, maintaining Fresche’s global leadership position in IBM i modernization and management and maximizing the company’s shareholder value. Andy achieves his goals by establishing a clear strategic direction and a solid and original corporate vision.

He also finds pride in building an all-star management team, cultivating a strong company culture, and he constantly strives to build a thriving work environment. When he’s not working hard at Fresche, he’s working hard on his extraordinary, yet fictional, NHL career.

On the show, we spoke about:

  • How Andy got interested in IT
  • The insight that propelled his career for over 40 years
  • What factors he takes into account when building a strategy
  • How he looks at culture at Fresche
  • His thoughts on the RedHat acquisition by IBM
  • The importance of keeping businesses in Canada

Andy is a true gentleman. I’ve learned a lot from him and I hope that you’ll enjoy the conversation.

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