As Founder of Pariveda Solutions, Inc., Bruce has contributed to the success of the company through his keen insight and industry knowledge. Bruce is sought out by leaders in the professional services community for both his deep technical expertise and business acumen and he actively serves on the Boards of Directors of several companies and not for profit organizations. His passion for developing talent is evident in Pariveda’s training curriculum, proprietary cohort scale and review process, and our rigorous recruiting process. This insight is the reason Pariveda is able to differentiate itself through the speed with which we develop both technical and business leaders.
He has over forty years of experience in operations and technology working with business and IT organizations to be more effective through improvements to their strategies, organizations, people, processes and technology. His primary area of expertise is operational effectiveness and enterprise architecture for service companies and IT organizations. He has published and spoken at symposia on several technical and enterprise architecture subjects. Bruce has taught courses in enterprise architecture, the nature of design, and project risk management.
Bruce has extensive experience in the telecommunications, energy and software industries, along with high-tech manufacturing and financial services. Mr. Ballengee has served in leadership capacities at Booz Allen Hamilton, Accenture, Sprint and Hitachi Consulting. He founded Dolphin International in 1995 and merged with Tactica Technology Group in 1998 where he served as the head of its Denver and Dallas consulting operations. He served in various roles at Hitachi Consulting including Executive Vice President of Service Delivery where he led a major strategic focus and restructuring initiative that boosted gross margins fifty percent; as well as Chief Financial Officer, where he helped the firm achieve consistent profitability before starting Pariveda Solutions.
Outside Of The Office
Bruce enjoys reading, walking, and hiking. He is also an avid saltwater fisherman and dabbles as an amateur naturalist observing landlocked Dallas’ flora and fauna (with a special nod to avians).
Education & Service
He received a B.B.A. in Finance and Economics from Baylor University in 1979 and an M.B.A. with a specialization in Finance from the University of Chicago in 1981. Bruce serves many organizations. He is a member of the Baylor Angel Network and the Stewardship Board Chairman of the Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center. He is also a member of the Native Plant Society of Texas and the Native Prairie Association of Texas and is certified as Master Naturalist in the North Texas chapter (NTMN). He also serves on Baylor University’s New Venture Competition advisory board as well.