Trevor Silver is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Exusia. At Exusia, Trevor looks after global sales, investments and operations across the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia. Trevor founded Exusia in 2012 to empower clients to grow revenue while reducing operating expenditures through the innovative use of digital capabilities, analytics and data engineering. Through his expertise and vision, Trevor has grown the Exusia team by a record setting 12,000% to 500+ employees servicing clients across the globe over its first ten years of operation.
In 2012, Trevor and Exusia entered the market with cutting edge techniques and software, which helped fortune 100 clients monetize data by building systems that specialized in analyzing massive amounts of information to make critical sub-second decisions. Over the next few years Exusia was recognized for being one of the fastest growing IT Services companies by publications such as Crain’s, Inc. Magazine, CIO Bulletin, CIO Look, Industry Era and the CIO Review. As CEO, Trevor has led Exusia to the prestigious Inc. 5000 recognition four times, including finishing #18 overall (#2 in IT services) in 2016. Today, Exusia is an ISO 27001 certified global solutions and managed services provider that continues to expand it’s markets, intellectual capital and capabilities through the delivery of hundreds of projects to clients from start-ups to PE/VC backed growth companies the Fortune 100 across all industries and global regions.
Prior to founding Exusia, Trevor was a Partner and served on the Board of Directors of ITI Data where he created the firm’s global delivery centers in India. At ITI Data, Trevor expanded client sales and delivery by over 3500% in less than 3 years by landing ITI’s first global client, Citigroup.
Before ITI Data, Trevor was a Senior Principal at Knightsbridge Solutions (acquired by HP in 2007), where he was responsible for enterprise account sales and delivery relationships within the capital markets, banking and insurance consulting businesses. Trevor also provided support to Knightsbridge’s Healthcare and Pharmaceutical clients in the areas of Data Quality and Master Data Management. In this role, he managed consulting teams of 200+ global resources and delivered gross sales of $33 Million over a three-year period.
Trevor founded his first company at nineteen when, after winning an algorithm design competition in Chicago, IL, the CEO and Board of Directors of NRC Realty & Capital Advisors hired him to architect its commercial real estate auction application. Thereafter, he served as the technical lead and project manager of a team of eight working on C# applications for Microsoft’s Vista Enterprise release and as a senior data management consultant at Braun Consulting (FICO).
Trevor holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN where he received Microsoft’s Software Engineering MVP, an honor awarded to the top software developer in Purdue’s computer science department. At Purdue, Trevor was deeply involved in graduate research in Bioinformatics where he developed his passion for the combination of data analytics, algorithms and data structure design to the human genome project in support of DNA strand analysis being done for Alzheimer’s Research. Trevor has also taken post graduate studies in international business strategy and leadership at Harvard University and machine learning and data science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), both in Cambridge, MA.
Trevor is an active Board Member at the Florida based institution Stetson University, where he serves as an advisor on post graduate and continuing education courses in disruptive leadership, analytics and “big data”. Trevor also is involved as an investor in several digital technology and blockchain companies and continues to be an active investor in real estate, having gotten his license in 2010.
Trevor actively contributes to a variety of charities that are important to him, including the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Therapy Development Institute, Alzheimer’s Research Foundation and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). Trevor is also involved in scholarships, educational funding and research for the computer science department at Purdue University with a focus on data science.