Ted brings over 15 years of experience in IT research, development, and project management in the insurance technology industry. Prior to joining Next Gear in 2009, he provided State Farm Insurance with analysis of technology maturity and helped provide the information needed to steer decisions as to which technology innovations to adopt, postpone or ignore. This experience expedites Next Gear’s time-to-market for product development and evolution, which translates to faster, more cost-efficient functionality for the user community. Ted also brings a wealth of knowledge in the area of computer-based training and is working to implement projects centered on self-paced learning activities accessible via a computer. As technology continues to evolve, Ted works with the talented team of developers to keep Next Gear Solutions on the cutting edge.