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    Skip Hansen
    Vice President of IT Operations, APi Group, Inc.

    Keith ‘Skip’ Hansen is the Vice President of IT Operations at APi Group Inc., a multi-billion-dollar parent company to more than 40 independently managed life safety, energy, specialty construction and infrastructure companies located in over 200 locations worldwide. Skip is responsible for aligning APi’s information technology strategy with the business strategy by integrating business processes and appropriate technology solutions. Skip is responsible for all aspects of prioritizing, developing, and implementing information technology initiatives at APi Group, as well as developing, streamlining, and maintaining all APi Group IT systems. Prior to APi Group, Skip was the Director of Global Technical Operations at PPD, a contract resource organization (CRO) that managed clinical trials. He lead the managed services technologies that enrolled patients into the clinical trials, which included global technical support, development, engineering, quality assurance and project management. Prior to PPD, Skip held technical leadership positions at Terabyte Network Solutions and Summus. Skip also spent eight years active duty in the U.S. Navy, where he specialized in Cryptology.