Ken Clipperton

About

Ken Clipperton co-founded TechTrove with Brian Gardner in 2017. He is also President of the Clipperton Technology Consulting Group and the Lead Analyst for Storage at DCIG, a group of analysts with IT industry expertise who provide informed, insightful, third party analysis and commentary on IT hardware, software and services. 

Ken brings more than 20 years of information technology leadership to his current roles. Prior roles include server administrator, systems analyst, and then information technology director at a series of three private colleges and universities. Ken has served on multiple corporate advisory boards, state-wide technology commissions, national user group boards, and presented at many national and regional technology conferences.

Throughout his career, Ken has specialized in evaluating and implementing innovative technologies to address operational, tactical and strategic business priorities. For example, Ken was a key leader in the creation of the world’s first comprehensive wireless community at Buena Vista University--a project called eBVyou--that became a national model and drew visiting teams from hundreds of colleges, universities and K-12 school districts.

Ken earned his MBA in Management Information Systems from Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, MN and a BA in History from Crown College.