Mr. Jesus Salazar, is a Principal with Credera, a business and IT consulting firm. Throughout his career, Jesus has developed, architected, managed, and serviced various large projects for customers such as Hairclub for Men, Yamaha, Blockbuster, Hotels.com, Inter-tel, Frontier Airlines, Chipotle, UDR, Interstate Batteries, Microsoft, CoBank, Duke Energy, GameStop and others. Jesus started Credera's Denver practice which provides information technology consulting services to organizations throughout North America.
In addition to his professional career, Jesus Salazar is heavily involved in education reform and economic development within Colorado. In 2009, at the request of Lt. Governor Barbara O’Brien, he co-chaired the “Turning Around Struggling Schools” sub-committee for Colorado's Race to the Top application in hopes of being awarded 300-500 million dollars to apply towards innovative education reform. Jesus also sits on the executive board of A+ Denver, a non-profit civic organization chaired by Federico Pena to help Denver transform its public school district into the best in the country. Jesus also was a member of the Colorado Department of Education Assessment Stakeholders Committee, which helped to modernize the way the State of Colorado assesses the growth and proficiency of its students. Jesus also sits on the advisory board of Colorado Succeeds. A non-partisan coalition of business leaders committed to improving the state's education system for workforce development and economic growth. Jesus is also a member of the Colorado Leadership Council.
Mr. Salazar is also the co-founder of ITsColorado. A consortium of talented IT and Management consulting firms whose mission is to promote Colorado companies and resources, thus increasing economic development within our state.
Jesus Salazar looks forward to providing leadership and passion to organizations and programs that make Denver and Colorado a better place to live and work.