Do you want to dominate your competition? We’re here to help.
Bigger isn’t always better! We firmly believe in leveling the playing field and giving your business the enterprise quality it deserves.
In most economies, SMBs (small and medium businesses) represent the great majority of all businesses and can be a significant source for driving innovation and competition, contributing up to 50% of the economy’s gross domestic product (GDP). We started IT Ally to turn our decades of experience managing technology at large, complex multinational companies in different industries into firepower for SMBs.
SMBs typically need to punch above their weight to compete in the markets they serve—and we want to help you dominate. In the digital economy, this unfair advantage is lessened, as the strategic use of technology has been able to level the playing field. We have seen numerous examples over the past decade of technology-enabled business models that have disrupted and dominated their competition and go on to become household names such as Amazon, Netflix, Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Uber, Airbnb, and the list continues to grow.
At IT Ally, we are 100% focused on SMBs. We deliver enterprise quality, value, and scale—together with the expertise of our resources and the force of our IT Ally Partner network, we can help you to level the playing field. Let’s bring the IT management discipline and insights needed to grow and secure your business. Don’t be left without an ally – join our growing list of clients who are partnering with us to dominate their competition!
— Michael C. Fillios
Founder and CEO
Meet Our Team
Michael Fillios is the Founder and CEO of IT Ally, LLC. He is a four-time CIO and senior global business and technology executive with 25 years of experience in transformation, change leadership and operations management in the Pharmaceutical, Industrials, Automotive, Banking and Consulting industries. He was most recently SVP & CIO for the Commercial Bank Fifth Third.
His CIO responsibilities have taken him around the world including living in Shanghai, China where he served as Vice President and Divisional CIO at Delphi Automotive and led global IT operations for over 100 plants in 30 countries. At the multi-industrial giant ITT Corporation, he was part of the transformation team that led the successful tax-free spinoffs of ITT’s water and defense related businesses to shareholders.
Michael also spent ten years as an entrepreneur at tech startup BTM Corporation, where as the Chief Solutions Officer, he advised CxO’s on implementing transformative technology management practices in the public and private sector. Earlier in his career, he led the Finance, Human Resources and IT functions at Penwest Pharmaceuticals and worked at consulting firms Grant Thornton and Ernst & Young.
He earned his bachelor of business degree from The Hagen School of Business at Iona College and is a contributing author of The Alignment Effect (Financial Times/Prentice Hall, 2002) and Winning The 3-Legged Race: When Business and Technology Run Together (BTM Institute/Prentice Hall, Nov. 8, 2005) as well as several articles and research reports.
Michael is on the Board of Directors of INTERalliance, a non-profit that promotes careers in information technology to high school students in the greater Cincinnati region. He resides in Mason, Ohio with his wife Lisa, son Griffin and daughter Sydney, while his eldest son Mike lives in New York.
Thomas is the President of IT Ally, LLC He is a former CIO and technology leader at the General Electric Company and has lived across seven states, both US coasts, and Europe. A proven leader, he has implemented complex ERPs with international footprints, and has been both a CIO and CTO of major business units.
Prior to leaving GE, Thomas was the Executive Vice President of Application Transformation tasked with moving 9000 legacy workloads to public and private cloud infrastructure.
Thomas has a strong talent for analyzing problems, developing/simplifying processes, and finding innovative solutions. He brings a successful balance of efficient business operations and technology innovation to deliver business results. He is especially skilled at establishing technology road-maps, building effective consensus with stakeholders, and delivering modular business benefit throughout plan execution.
Since leaving GE in 2017, Thomas has dedicated his efforts to helping companies and technologists by sharing his in-depth expertise and insights related to large scale enterprise adoption of startup technologies, application migration and management of cloud technologies.
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Why work with us?
We have your back! We offer an unparalleled and comprehensive combination of IT management services that are tailored for small and medium businesses to deliver enterprise quality, value, and scale!
- We put our clients first. This may be lip service for most companies, but at IT Ally, we work really hard to put our clients at the center of everything we do.
- IT Management is not just for the big guys. We bring enterprise quality and services to everyday businesses that are affordable and the right size for your most critical IT management needs.
- Low cost and great service shouldn’t be a tradeoff. Our unique service delivery model powered by our extensive network of IT Ally partners enables us to deliver enterprise value and scale.