Dealing with disruption in today’s business environment is more than just how you manage the technology – it is also about how you manage your people. Have you ever wondered how other organizations deal with the challenges and struggles they face? Want to gain insights into how technology is being used to help them solve their issues? What about issues of the future?
Come join in our second city-wide conversation led by Grant Gordon, Managing Director of PayIt, the digital payment platform that is modernizing the Federal, State and local Government experience. He will share a few of the aspects that help solidify the core concepts of their team on their journey of success.
Networking begins at 5:30, and Grant will begin at 6PM. This will give all the opportunity to connect with other participants both before and after the main conversation.
The Hacking HR mission is simple: to create the best HR that has ever existed. Our focus and interest lie on the future of work, at the intersection of technology and HR. Our belief is that through conversation and knowledge sharing our local community will become 100% ready for the impending global and national workplace changes and challenges of the future. ALL ARE INVITED!
About the Speaker
Grant Gordon is a South African native who has built two of Kansas City’s most respected professional service businesses. He founded Intronic Solutions in 2004, building an information technology professional services business with revenues over $30,000,000 in its span before he sold the business to a public firm in 2010. Grant oversaw the sale, Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) requirements, financial audits, and the transfer of the nearly 80 employees to Root9B (RNTB) (formerly known as Premier Alliance Group).
After the completion of his earn out, Grant founded Solomon Consulting Group which focused on business intelligence consulting. Solomon’s success was meteoric, earning the firm Inc. 500 awards for 3 years in a row as one of nations’ fastest growing private companies. Grant led the company by developing it as one of the area’s best places to work with a progressive culture, innovative benefits, high relational structure and performance management. Solomon received accolades as one of the best companies to work for in Kansas City, the fastest growing firm in the region, and listed as one of the top IT Professional Services businesses in the nation.
In 2016, he entered into an agreement to join Solomon with Anthem Systems, to form a larger company which combined Anthem’s business intelligence technology, with Solomon’s professional services and strong HR organization. Grant exited from Anthem in March 2017 after completing Solomon’s integration efforts. For the last 18 months, Grant has been a part of the team at PayIt which creates software to simplify government transactions and payments. Since joining PayIt, the business seen triple digit revenue growth and the team has grown over 150%. PayIt recently completed a $100M private funding enabling the company to expand its product offerings, geographic reach and services. Grant is Managing Director and responsible for business development and relationships in the public sector with the goal to take PayIt’s solutions that simplify state, county and local government to a national-level.
Grant currently serves on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City, and has led several committees since 2015. He was nominated in 2017 as a finalist for Kansas’ Big Brother of the Year, highlighting his service to his Little Brother and his family throughout their time matched.
He earned his Masters in Business Administration, with a Finance emphasis, from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK. He also completed his undergraduate degree in Management from the same school as a captain of the Division I tennis team.