3 min read | August 17, 2022
Calian Executives Accepted into Forbes Technology Council
Growth in business is not only about phenomenal products that drive incredible results—it’s about the people. At Calian, it’s intelligent, ambitious and purposeful people who consistently drive our growth.
Through continuous learning, networking and combining our strengths, we have been able to achieve monumental feats. With 14 new acquisitions in the past five years and after surpassing a revenue milestone of $150 million in the last quarter, it’s safe to say Calian keeps on growing. This forward momentum has exposed us to those who can take us to our next milestones as we journey to becoming a $1-billion company.
Calian IT and Cyber Solutions executives Faisal Bhutto, Senior Vice President of Cloud and Cybersecurity, and Worth Davis, Senior Vice President of Enterprise Solutions, have been accepted into the Forbes Technology Council for their leadership and expertise in their fields.
About the Forbes Technology Council
The Forbes Technology Council is the foremost growth and networking organization for respected technology leaders worldwide. Created in partnership with global media company Forbes and the expert community builders who founded Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), Forbes Councils are invitation-only professional organizations where top CEOs and entrepreneurs build professional skills and gain connections and visibility on Forbes.com. Forbes Technology Council members are selected based on their senior-level technology positions and their deep knowledge and diverse experience in the industry.
Calian Executives Faisal Bhutto and Worth Davis on Joining Forbes Technology Council
Faisal Bhutto has an in-depth understanding of customer needs from his extensive technical background, industry certifications such as the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE), and membership on advisory councils, including the Cisco Global Technology Advisory Board. Last year, Bhutto was selected as one of CRN’s 2021 Next-Gen Solution Provider Leaders, which honours exceptional individuals who are key contributors to driving growth and strategic direction for their companies. At Calian, Bhutto leads the evolution and expansion of the global cloud and cybersecurity business.
“I’m committed to making a positive impact on human lives through technology, and the Forbes Technology Council will be an incredible opportunity to strengthen our presence in the cloud and cybersecurity community through networking and knowledge sharing,” says Bhutto.
Worth Davis has extensive experience in the design, delivery, implementation and management of large and complex IT strategies, including holding technical and executive leadership positions at multiple Fortune Global 500 companies. Worth has been featured in top technology news sites CRN, Houston Business Journal, and others in the enterprise technology and channel media space. At Calian, Worth leads a global business and highly recognized team that architects, tailors and delivers enterprise solutions to more than 1,000 companies.
“I’m dedicated to helping leaders elevate their business by solving previously unsolvable challenges, allowing them to scale smoother, and the Forbes Technology Council is an exceptional community to join so we can help more businesses succeed in the digital world by sharing our experience and knowledge,” says Davis.
Under Bhutto and Davis’s leadership, Calian ITCS has received consistent recognition for its excellence in IT and cyber solutions. The company has been recognized as an Elite 150 on CRN’s Managed Service Provider 500 list for four years in a row, including the 2022 list. Additionally, it has earned recognition as the top cybersecurity firm for three years in a row, and the largest managed IT services company for two years in a row, by the Houston Business Journal.
An opportunity for Calian
As accepted members of the Forbes Technology Council, Bhutto and Davis have access to a variety of exclusive opportunities designed to help them reach peak professional influence. They will connect and collaborate with other respected leaders in a private forum and at members-only events. Davis and Bhutto will also be invited to work with a professional editorial team to share their expert insights in original business articles on Forbes.com and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.
We look forward to seeing where this new opportunity takes us.
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