Jose Cruz brings 20 years of I.T. experience to Fahrenheit 212. He also has studies in Architectural Design and Illustration behind him, which he uses to his advantage in understanding the needs of the creative minds behind the culture that is Fahrenheit 212. His experience working with innovative cutting edge solutions has gained him recognition in USA Today, Business Week, PC World, SC Magazine, Technology Inc. Magazine, Reuters and various case studies using his body of work as a reference model for his peers in IT.
While creating and constantly improving strategies to provide high availability to Fahrenheit 212’s users and clients, Jose also leverages networking within the Industry to provide the company with forward thinking emerging technologies and keeps the momentum constantly moving ahead to embrace various technologies while incorporating effective ways to use them as powerful tools for business.
Before joining Fahrenheit 212, Jose innovated technology strategies for a haute couture women’s Fashion designer in NYC where he set new standards in the retail industry implementing PCI compliant strategies and raising the bar for security standards in a retail chain.
In his is colorful career he has been across many industries ranging from Retail, Manufacturing, Financial, Marketing, Publishing and Medical environments. He has become very comfortable with cross platform network client/server integration and an expert with production and business workflows within a business enterprise.
Jose’s studies at Pratt Institute included Architecture, Photography and Illustration. His interests also include a love for computers, customized home theatre design, and caring for the many dogs he shows in AKC competition. He is also the co-creator, along with his wife Kathleen of a trademarked designer dog known as the Chatham Hill Retriever. His dogs have been featured on Animal Planet Network’s “Too Cute” and his breeding program has been reviewed positively in an article in the UK magazine “Dogs Today”. Along with their 5 children they manage a modern equestrian ranch modified to accommodate their Flat Coated Retrievers, Long Haired Weimaraners, American Cocker Spaniels and the popular Chatham Hill Retrievers they created.