President & Chief Executive Officer
Technology-savvy executive and change agent with a proven track record in creating business value and troubleshooting complex missions. Expert in leading, orchestrating and executing strategies to scale tech-enabled enterprises and developing high-performing diverse and inclusive teams.
Most recently, Murad served as the President & CEO of Bluespire, a digital marketing agency focused on complex, highly regulated industries of healthcare, financial services, and senior living. Prior to that, he was Chief Operating Officer at Jostens, Inc., a market leader in serving the K12, Higher Education, and Pro-athlete markets. He has served as the President of Archway; Executive Vice President & COO of Carlson Company; and several executive roles at Deluxe Corporation and IBM. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of Directors at the University of Minnesota, Technology Leadership Institute.
Murad has a BBA in Management Information Sciences, University of Wisconsin and an MS in Management of Technology, University of Minnesota. Murad is a native of Nairobi, Kenya and currently resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota.