Engineer, Entrepreneur, Executive.

Craig MacKinder has a proven ability to identify and execute a technology vision which facilitates organizational goals.  He creates and leads the organizational technology strategy.  With a diverse organizational landscape including programming, operations, technical support, and mobile technical services, he has innovated and delivered success to the following organizations.

1999 : Craig MacKinder was the founder of Cleartech.net.  Sacramento, California.  Cleartech was an Internet Service Provider of nationwide dial-up points of presence (POP), Windows NT website hosting, and DSL Internet connectivity.  Cleartech was bought by another investor.

2008:  Craig MacKinder was the founder of  Total Tech Resource Corporation (TTR).  San Diego, California.  TTR was a leading IT Managed Services Provider, a B2B provider of Internet connected systems, and a provider of desk-side support for small to medium businesses (SMB).  Craig MacKinder sold this managed services business in 2013 to WP Capital Partners, an investment group from Orange County, California.

2013:  TTR Corporation was renamed Blueshift Information Systems Inc.  San Diego, California.  After the sale of the managed services business, Craig MacKinder refocused this company’s resources into the delivery of systems hosting and operations in a SOC-compliant data center environment on each side of the USA.  He established enterprise-class private clouds in a data center in Sacramento, California and in a data center in Suwanee, Georgia.  Craig MacKinder also developed further proficiency at Blueshift in the areas of design and implementation of machine learning, Internet engineering, data science, information security, and large scale data systems.

2015:  Co-Founder, Productivity Wave Inc.  San Diego, California.  Craig MacKinder joined the startup efforts of Patrick Carney to deliver software as a service (SaaS) for contract delivery performance measurement and reporting.  Craig has a seat on the Board of Directors and provides security, compliance, and technology expertise for Productivity Wave.

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at C3 Metrics Inc. since 2008.  At C3 Metrics, he was a key part of Internet application engineering, Large Scale Data Systems Design, machine learning, data science, process automation, systems operations, data center support, and technology security management.

Technologist and Author

Craig MacKinder in San Diego is the author of SECURITY AND PRIVACY IN AN IT WORLD: Managing and Meeting Online Regulatory Compliance in the 21st Century. (2017)

Certifications : He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) .  He has also earned industry certifications from Oracle, Microsoft, Redhat, VMWare, and others.