Walt Bies joined Frontier Technology (FTI) in October 2002 when FTI acquired Advantsys Inc., a company he founded and held the positions of President and Chief Executive Officer. Since joining FTI he has taken lead of the commercial IT division of FTI and more than doubled the group’s revenue. In July 2004, the commercial division spun out to better facilitate its growth and FTI Services was created. FTI Services is a wholly-owned subsidiary of FTI. Through Walt’s leadership, his team continues to expand its technical capabilities as well as expand to geographic markets through out California.
Prior to joining FTI, he has owned and operated several IT related businesses, including Computer Doctor, Direct Connect and Advantsys. His entrepreneurial spirit and savvy business skills are key reasons why he has served on several boards of directors, and was often asked to attend entrepreneur round table sessions. He works as a trusted advisor for many of his clients, ranging from small professionals to large scale enterprise businesses. In his spare time Walt enjoys spending time with his wife, four children and coaching youth sports.