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Keith Townsend

Chief Technology Advisor

Keith Townsend

Keith Townsend is a highly respected technology executive and a thought leader in the enterprise IT space. Boasting a Master’s in IT Project Management from DePaul University, Keith has cultivated over 25 years of rich, hands-on experience in enterprise technology. His career spans many roles, and he has made impactful contributions across various sectors, including media, manufacturing, the federal government, financial services, and management consulting.
With nearly two decades of practitioner experience, Keith currently serves as a Global Advisor at Futurum Group, where he leverages his extensive knowledge to guide organizations through the complexities of technological advancement and digital transformation.

Recognized for his profound expertise, Keith’s advisory services are in high demand. He has built a reputation for delivering valuable insights that resonate deeply with IT professionals and business leaders. Beyond his advisory role, Keith is also the creator and host of a highly respected podcast and producer of video content that tackles critical issues in technology. His ability to distill intricate technical concepts into understandable and actionable advice has earned him a loyal following and respect as a trusted voice in the technology community.

Recent Insights, NEWS & RESEARCH:

Matt Baker, SVP - AI Enablement at Dell Technologies, alongside Solidigm, shares his insights on Dell's Density Journey, exploring the future of AI and technology density.
The Futurum Group Chief Technology Advisor, Keith Townsend, explores Samsara’s entry into asset tracking and examines the company’s advanced distracted driver technology.
Keith Townsend and Steven Dickens from the Futurum Group view the transformation of Broadcom's End-User Computing Division into a standalone business as a pivotal moment for the digital workspace market. They believe this move will drive innovation and enhance the delivery of cutting-edge solutions independently.
The Futurum Group Chief Technology Advisor, Keith Townsend examines HPE’s entry into the data center hypervisor space and if the solution is mature enough to replace VMware by Broadcom’s market leading solution.
Usman Khalid and Spencer Dillard from AWS join Keith Townsend to share insights on securing serverless applications.
The Futurum Group’s Global Advisor, Keith Townsend, covers Smartsheet's Q1 FY25 results, illustrating the company's strong momentum and successful execution of its growth strategies. The strong revenue growth, particularly in subscription services, and the significant improvement in profitability metrics reflect the company's effective management and operational efficiency.