Frank A. Sola serves as a Senior Advisor to Kaufman & Company. Mr. Sola has over 40 years of strategic, operational and investment experience in professional services, integration services, and software products markets. He is the founder and President of Sola and Company, an advisory and consulting firm specializing in strategy development for software, integrated services and professional services companies. He also serves as CEO of ViaTech Technologies, Inc., an Internet software infrastructure company focused on providing security, license management, and e-commerce services for the distribution of digital content via the Internet to publishers of software products, gaming products, and media and entertainment content.
Previously, Mr. Sola was CEO and President of SystemSoft Corporation, where he had been hired by the board to turnaround this troubled developer of OEM system software for the mobile computer market serving primarily IBM, Toshiba, and Siemens. Prior to SystemSoft, Mr. Sola was President and owner of Service Strategies, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in strategy development for hardware, software and services companies, serving clients such as Lotus Development Corp, AT&T, Paradyne, Computer Associates, and Legent Corporation. He also served as Vice President of Extended Support at Cullinet Software, Inc., where he established a services support division to provide installation and customization services for the company’s application and systems software products. Previously, Mr. Sola founded and served as President and COO of Computer Partners, Inc., a comprehensive professional services firm which he grew to 300 employees and sold to Computer Sciences Corporation in 1986.
Mr. Sola holds a B.S. in Management Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He has served or is currently serving as a Director of AMD Telemedicine (a home healthcare products and services company), Intersolv Corporation (a software-configuration-management products company), C.W. Costello & Associates (a systems integration and consulting firm), SystemSoft, and Trustee of The Rivers School of Weston, MA, the Charles River School, and the Dover Church in Dover, MA.