Marietta, Georgia's Jeff Lanford

Jeff Lanford earned his bachelor of arts in information systems management.

An experienced IT leader and EDI (electronic data interchange) architect, Jeff Lanford currently delivers independent consulting services to business professionals from his offices in the Atlanta suburb of Marietta, Georgia. He previously served 16 years with Kids II, a major manufacturer of products for infants and toddlers with headquarters in nearby Alpharetta. Jeff Lanford joined Kids II as an EDI coordinator and served in a number of senior management and leadership positions. He parted ways with the company as an EDI applications developer who worked closely with the Kids II chief information officer to develop a companywide Global Enterprise Technology Roadmap.

Outside of the professional environment, Jeff Lanford is a passionate sports fan who grew up playing baseball and currently stays fit by running and working out at the gym. As a spectator, he avidly follows the fights of Lyoto Machida and other mixed martial artists in the UFC system.