Chris Pinc joins company as Director of Data Center Operations
MINNEAPOLIS – February 7, 2019 – Parallel Technologies, an industry-leading reliable data center and intelligent building solutions company, has hired industry veteran Chris Pinc to lead the operations of its Data Center Business.
As Director of Data Center Operations, Pinc will oversee the delivery of the company’s Data Center projects and assist clients in developing strategies for data center, migration and managed service.
A well-known technology industry veteran, Pinc brings to Parallel more than 30 years in strategic business and IT consulting. He is an expert in the ever-changing role of data driven decision-making services and strategies.
“Chris is a ‘well-known’ industry person and it is a privilege to have someone of his caliber and experience to lead Parallel’s Data Center Operations,” said Dale Klein, president and owner, Parallel Technologies. “Exceeding client expectations when it comes to delivery of projects is a driving force at Parallel. His experience and leadership will enable us to expand our Data Center capabilities to support our client’s evolving needs when it comes to IT migration and managed services.”
Pinc joins Parallel Technologies from N’compass, a subsidiary of AlphaPoint Technology. A founding partner of the firm since 2001, he oversaw the company’s big data vision, as well as daily operations and implementation of its long-term strategic plan. Following the company’s acquisition by AlphaPoint Technology in December 2014, Pinc continued on as President and CIO before transitioning out of the company in 2018.
Pinc is a frequent contributor and speaker on topics related to the use and management of big data. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Corporate Finance from Minnesota State University – Moorhead. He lives in Coon Rapids, Minn. with his wife and their six children.
About Parallel Technologies
An industry-leading reliable data center and intelligent building solutions company, Parallel Technologies helps clients define their needs and delivers results through superior engineering and technology. Founded in 1983, Parallel Technologies’ evolution reflects its commitment to implementing technology to advance its clients’ business. Named to the Star Tribune’s list of the “Top Workplaces in Minnesota” in 2016, 2017 and 2018, Parallel Technologies also received recognition from the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal as a “Fast 50 Growing Private Companies” in 2007, 2013 and 2015. The privately-held company has 150 employees and is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minn. with an office in Omaha, Neb.