Chief Executive Officer
Greg Furst is Highstreet’s chief executive officer, appointed by Highstreet’s Board of Directors, effective April 2016. Mr. Furst is recognized as an entrepreneurial leader with more than 20 years of experience in building organizations within the IT Managed Services and Professional Services space. He has led several high-profile initiatives in direct sales, marketing, product management, general management and strategic partnerships.
Prior to joining Highstreet. Mr. Furst served as CEO and President of Atherio, a global Oracle technology services company providing end-to-end technology enabled business solutions to the enterprise. He also served as EVP of Sales & Marketing at Rolta International, a global consulting company. Before this, he was Vice President & Regional Portfolio Executive at CSC, a global provider of technology-enabled business solutions & services. Additionally, he has held leadership roles at SAVVIS Communications where he was the VP and GM of Hosting Services and at Digex, where he was VP of Sales. Mr. Furst holds a BA from Bucknell University and an MS from Johns Hopkins University.
Chief Operating Officer, Managed Services
Nick Magliato is Highstreet’s chief operating officer, focused in the managed services area of the organization, his initiatives address the titanic shift enterprise CIO’s are making to cloud platforms.
Mr. Magliato has spent his entire career in managed services, most recently as Head of Managed Infrastructure Services at Fujitsu Americas and before that as Chief Operating Officer of Managed Services at Sungard Availability Services. Nick received his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Syracuse University.
Chief Financial Officer
Ben Davies is Highstreet’s chief financial officer. He leads the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, including the development of financial and operational strategies, metrics tied to those strategies, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report financial results.
Mr. Davies brings to Highstreet 20 years of business experience covering M&A, finance, accounting, corporate strategic planning and management. Before joining Highstreet, he served as CFO at Octo Consulting Group where he managed multiple internal support departments. Prior to Octo, he worked as a Senior Manager for Ernst & Young’s Transaction Advisory Group. He received his undergraduate degree in Commerce from the University of Virginia and is a licensed CPA in the state of Virginia.
President, Sales and Business Development
Alan Cook is Highstreet’s President of Sales and Business Development for Managed Infrastructure Services. Mr. Cook’s team concentrates on data center services, network operations and support, hardware maintenance, professional services, security, service desk and collaboration, providing scalable services across multiple industry verticals.
He brings to Highstreet more than 30 years of management experience in the technology industry. He was the founder/CEO of Computer Network Solutions, which was acquired by Highstreet in 2014. CNS was a long-standing, high quality managed services player in the NY-NJ-CT tristate area formed in 1996.
President, Consulting and Professional Services
Tony Kirk is Highstreet’s President of the Consulting and Professional Services Group. Mr. Kirk oversees the national sales and operations for Highstreet’s Oracle Commercial, Public Sector and Higher Education Practice verticals.
Previously, Mr. Kirk was President and Chief Operating Officer of Enterprise Solutions Group (ESG) which was acquired by Highstreet in 2013. Mr. Kirk led the organization’s corporate strategy and day-to-day operations for 14 years. Prior to his role at ESG, Tony was a Vice President for PeopleSoft, Inc., where he helped grow PeopleSoft’s sales revenue from under $100 million to over $1.5 billion annually. With more than 25 years in the industry, his experience covers operations, sales, marketing and executive management. He has extensive knowledge of all aspects of enterprise software systems and system integration. Mr. Kirk has a B.S. in Management and Marketing from the University of Maryland.
President, India Operations
Sree leads the India based operations and has been instrumental in setting up its world-class operations made up of a highly energetic, talented and engaged team.
Sree Kumar is a business leader with extensive experience in the IT industry, helping to build teams and engage customers across geographic boundaries to deliver strong business outcomes and customer experiences. Prior to joining Highstreet, Sree was leading the India offshore Delivery of a large global system integrator, as their Senior Vice President. Sree started his career in one of the largest media company in India, as an Electronics and Communications Engineer, and soon switched over to Software Engineering, to drive its internal systems and integration needs. Sree holds an MBA from one of the reputed Technology and Management Institutes in India.