Think adds Ed Mullin as CIO & VP; Broadens Offering to Software Development Rescue & Strategy

Ed Mullin

Baltimore, MD – Ed Mullin has joined Think Systems, Inc., as Chief Information Officer and Vice President.  Ed is responsible for developing Think’s Technical and Software Services and Strategic Information Design offering as well as for Business Development in technical communities in and around Baltimore and Washington DC.

Ed is a well-known CIO, CTO, Project Manager, and Solution Architect in the Baltimore region, previously having worked for SC&H Group as CIO and Mind Over Machines as VP of IT Strategy.  He is also known for his leadership as the Executive Director of Baltimore STEAM which runs the Baltimore Robotics Center (BRC) and the Software Developers’ User Group ( for local Microsoft Software Developers.

Ed said, “I’ve known the team at Think for over five years and have always been impressed with their ability to handle impossible IT projects, help clients recover from technical project disasters, and deal with tough post-merger integrations.  These folks are set up to drop in like a delta force team for their clients and they always get results. I’m excited to be part of this kind of high-energy, specialized, problem solving organization.”

Tony Gruebl, the company’s president, said, “Adding Ed to our team has been a long term, personal goal.  I knew early on that having Ed’s talent in IT design and leadership would enhance our capability and expand our ability to make an impact for our clients.  Now, we have a technical executive leader who can jump in and help our client’s technology strategy problems in combination with a honed operational team to execute the tough solutions he architects. We are all thrilled to have Ed on the team.”

Think was founded by Tony Gruebl, who was later joined by Bryan Wolbert, Jeff Welch, and shareholder and advisor, Ed Hale, Sr., former CEO of First Mariner Bancorp and owner of the Baltimore Blast.  Tony, Bryan, and Jeff built the firm on the principles described in their book, Bare Knuckled Project Management; How to Succeed at Every Project.  Think provides operational support and strategic and tactical project management services as well as PMO coaching, and business analysis.  Ed Mullin’s addition to the team enhances Think’s ability to offer strategic technical support for a variety of technologies including data warehousing, business analytics, BI systems, and e-learning among others.

Previously, Ed worked at various Maryland firms including UPS-Roadnet, Becton Dickinson, CMSI, PHH-Cendant, Catalyst Research, SMC-SAIC, and Hartman Executive Advisory where he led teams in the development of applications for Fortune 1000 clients such as Under Armour, Geico and SBER. He also has a successful track record creating Business Intelligence solutions using Microsoft’s Analysis Services, Business Score Manager, SharePoint PortalServices, Proclarity and MS Dynamics CRM.  Ed earned B.S. and M.S. degrees from Loyola College in Baltimore and is an alum of Calvert Hall College.

Contact:  For additional information, please contact Tony Gruebl, president, at 443.313.3348 or Ed Mullin, CIO and VP at 410.303.5418.

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