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Keith Golden

Keith GoldenKeith Golden is a practicing technology executive based in Orange County, California. Keith has previously served as CTO of several venture-funded start-ups, and has worked for, and consulted to, a wide variety of organizations in the private and public sector.

Keith has driven countless projects to successful completion while ensuring delivery consistent with corporate culture and strategy. Keith’s success in transforming underperforming IT organizations led to his long-standing interest in team building,
collaborative leadership, and coaching.

As a practicing executive himself, Keith brings a realist’s appreciation of the challenges faced by other leaders along with an entrepreneur’s enthusiasm for the possible, particularly in times of momentous personal, organizational, and market change.

Outside the office, Keith’s interests include his non-for-profit service, hiking, trail running, and his family. An avid musician, Keith played formidable lead guitar in a wedding band for 10 years—but didn’t quit his day job. Keith is currently on the Executive Board of the Orange County Homeland Security Advisory Commitment, a public-private partnership chartered by Sheriff Sandra Hutchens.

Keith holds a B.S. in Computer Science from George Mason University and an MBA from the Marshall School at the University of Southern California.