GREG BISCHER:
 
Greg Bischer




 
 
 
 
 
President and CEO of Bischer Technologies in Clinton Township. Bischer Technologies provides network management and systems technology integration services. The company serves small- to medium-sized businesses in the technology, food manufacturing, and legal industries. Under his leadership, the company has doubled revenue every year since it was founded and has opened a second office in Ann Arbor. In addition, Bischer has expanded its management team as well as added new positions to meet demand. As a result of its increasing growth, Bischer Technologies recently was named to Nine Lives Media's sixth-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition list, which identifies the world's top managed-service providers. The company is a registered Microsoft partner and belongs to Automation Alley and the Troy Chamber of Commerce. Bischer has been in the information technology field since 1991, when his first job was to replace typewriters with personal computers. From basic PC installations to designing and building today's state-of-the-art corporate networks, he worked for several companies, including Taubman and Plante & Moran, before creating Bischer Technologies.


WHERE BORN: “Trenton, and I grew up in Troy.”

MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSONS: “My father; his dedication to family and work and his intelligence made a strong impact on me as a child and continues to do so today.”

LAST BOOK READ:Raving Fans: A Revolutionary Approach to Customer Service by Ken Blanchard and Sheldon Bowles.”

WORDS THAT DESCRIBE ME: “Dedicated, hard-working, and integrity.”

WHERE MY FIELD/INDUSTRY IS HEADED: “In information technology, it's constant change, and I believe that mobility and portability will continue, along with stronger adoption of the cloud in business. We're offering private cloud services and help clients move portions of their IT into the cloud.”

FAVORITE TECHNOLOGICAL GADGET: “My iPhone.”

FAVORITE PLACE: “Harsens Island.”

FAVORITE HOBBIES: “Boating with the family.”

FAVORITE FOOD: “Steak.”

MY HIDDEN TALENT: “The ability to store useless facts.”

HOW I WANT TO BE REMEMBERED: “As a person who strived to help others.”


At the annual awards reception in May 2015, one Leader & Innovator from the previous 12 months will be selected as the Leader & Innovator of the Year.