About Us – Key Staff

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About Us – Key Staff 2018-01-01T15:18:17+00:00

Key Staff Member

Eric P. Bloom, Executive DirectorEric P. Bloom, Executive Director

A former CIO, today Eric P. Bloom is an Amazon #1 bestselling author, TEDx Speaker and the President of Manager Mechanics LLC, a company specializing in leadership, business/interpersonal skills and productivity training.

He is also a

  • Keynote speaker
  • CIO.com Contributor “Driving IT Produtivity”
  • Nationally syndicated columnist
  • IDC Adjunct Research Advisor specializing in IT Talent Management
  • Past President, National Speakers Association (NSA)
  • Certified Professional Coach

And a bestselling author:

  • Productivity Driven Success: Hidden Secrets of Organizational Efficiency
  • The CIO’s Guide to Staff Needs, Growth and Productivity
  • Your IT Career: Get Noticed, Get Promoted and Build Your Professional Brand
  • 52 Great Management Tips

Prior to founding Manager Mechanics, Eric held senior IT leadership positions at The Boston Company Asset Management, Monster Worldwide, Independence Investments, and Fidelity Investments.

Eric began his career as a software developer (programmer) and moved up through the ranks to CIO. Therefore, he understands his topic, IT management, from the bottom up. As they say, “He walks the walk.”

Eric has undergraduate degrees from Bentley University and an MBA from Babson College. He has also been an adjunct faculty member at Bentley University and Boston University.

Contact him at eric@ManagerMechanics.com or follow him on Twitter at @EricPBloom.


Phil AilesPhil Ailes, Learning and Development Specialist

Phil is the President of Ailes Consulting LLC, providing management and training solutions for their clients.

Phil has extensive experience in the development and delivery of innovative technical and management courses. Prior to Ailes Consulting Phil worked at Fidelity Investments as a Senior Project Manager/Instructional Designer designing, developing, delivering and managing company-wide IT training programs. Phil has worked as the Sales Training Manager at Markem, Global Training Director at NetScout systems, and Senior Sales Trainer at Digital Equipment Corporation.

He holds a Master of Management degree from Cambridge College in Cambridge Massachusetts.

Phil is dedicated to the success of his customers through the use of innovative and interactive training techniques, ensuring positive results.