Short leads the product function and is responsible for the success of Fortress solutions. Product management, product design, customer experience, data analytics, and customer insights are part of the product function. Short is the guardian of the product strategy and ensures the relevancy of the product portfolio to critical infrastructure.
Short is a former entrepreneur, co-founder of a boutique product development company and headed the commercial function for North America and Europe at Mphasis, a Blackstone portfolio company. Short began his career as a full stack web developer and CPA, leading data projects at PricewaterhouseCoopers and successful startups such as Channel Intelligence, selling to Google, and Digital Risk, selling to Mphasis.
Too busy doing startups to be an industry leader… maybe next decade.
Short is actively involved in his community church where he leads multiple small groups.
Short is pursuing a Chief Product Officer Executive Scholar Certificate from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Short graduated summa cum laude from the University of Central Florida and holds a Masters in Accounting.