Chief Executive Officer
Christian O’Meara is Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Logic20/20, which he started in 2005 with a belief that a group of like-minded people, doing work that they love, can accomplish great things. Much of his time is spent managing strategic business-development initiatives and recruiting key personnel according to that philosophy. Christian’s business strategy is based on creating simplicity in complex environments, developing a personalized approach for every client and every consultant, and creating a great place for employees to work.
Prior to starting Logic20/20 and moving to Seattle, Christian was a top performer in enterprise software sales for Quest Software and Cabletron Systems, covering the United Kingdom and Ireland. His time spent in Uganda doing relief work led to his ongoing involvement as board member and sponsor of Leaders for Africa, an organization that provides educational opportunities to students from developing African nations.
Christian has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brunel University, London, an institution known for combining academic rigor with practical, entrepreneurial, and imaginative approaches to solving business problems.
While Christian is the CEO of Logic20/20, his first job is Dad: he is an active volunteer at his children’s school and as a soccer coach. Christian is very involved with the Seattle sports community, both as a rugby player with the Northwest Old Boys, coach and co-founder of the West Seattle Wildcats Youth Rugby Club, and as a board member of Crossfires Premiere Soccer Club.
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer Travis Jones leads Logic20/20’s growth initiatives and enterprise client enablement. His brings to the role a proven track record of delivering measurable business value and applying technology solutions to solve business challenges. Travis is passionate about spending time with his teams and empowering them to enhance the value they deliver to clients while also supporting their professional growth.
Having consulted and lived in Australia, Europe, and the United States, Travis brings extensive experience that spans three continents in both IT and management. His depth of experience has made him a trusted partner to colleagues and clients, alike. Travis comes from a “big 4” background and was an experienced manager with Accenture, working in a variety of practice areas: Communications and High Technology; Energy; Health and Life Sciences; and Retail. He’s taken his big 4 training and applied it at Logic20/20, growing numerous parts of the business during his tenure.
Travis holds two bachelor’s degrees from the University of Melbourne, Australia: one in civil engineering, and one in commerce with a specialization in finance and marketing. He also spent a year as an exchange student at the University of California, San Diego, learning American culture and enjoying the California lifestyle.
Travis’ life at home is punctuated by the rare Seattle opportunity for outdoor entertaining, which allows him to share his grill-tending approach with friends and family. He also enjoys indulging in some quiet time reading a novel or swimming and enjoying the PNW with his wife and two boys.
Chief Financial Officer
Logic20/20 Chief Financial Officer, Ellen Boyer, CPA, is responsible for developing and overseeing the company’s financial, human resources, and IT infrastructures. Her discipline and vision help to develop and implement long-term scalability and sustainability strategies.
Ellen brings to the company over 30 years of finance and operational experience in a variety of industries, including technology, financial services, and healthcare. She has extensive experience in the identification and development of strategic directions, development of positive relationships with clients and business partners, and mergers and acquisitions on both the buy and sell-side. Ellen began her career at PriceWaterhouseCoopers and during her 12 years tenure there was a key leader in the firm’s high technology initiative and worked with public, private, established, and start-up companies.
Ellen graduated from Oregon State University with degrees in Accounting and Spanish and minors in Computer Science and Latin American Affairs.
Ellen actively participates in the business and community, serving on several for-profit and not-for-profit boards. She treasures the time she has to spend with her family, whether it be watching sporting events, traveling to places near and far, or just sitting down to dinner and reliving the day.
General Manager, Head of Consulting
Will Schmidt, General Manager for the Consulting Practice, is responsible for leading the practice to exceed client expectations, develop innovative solutions, and achieve organizational growth. The Logic20/20 Consulting Practice comprises Cloud, System Integration, Custom Development, Business Intelligence, and Leadership service offerings. Will has over 20 years of consulting experience—leading the development of complex national and international technology solutions for government agencies, and providing technology management subject matter expertise and assessment services to the nonprofit and financial services sectors. He strives to provide effective, leading-edge solutions to Logic20/20 by using proven management methodologies.
Will holds a Bachelor of Science from Susquehanna University and has a PMP certification. He moved to Seattle from Washington, D.C., to explore the Pacific Northwest and serve a new set of clients.
Managing Director, Strategy & Operations
Nick Maddock, Managing Director of Strategy & Operations, is responsible for consulting innovation and the close partnership between consulting and sales. With a passion for delivery excellence garnered over 20 years working as an executive management consultant and senior manager, Nick has extensive leadership experience in delivering demanding projects and developing new products across IT, strategy, marketing, and operations. He has a proven ability to manage business change and develop new business ideas, make sense of complex data, organize resources, and liaise with colleagues at all levels to get the best out of every situation.
Nick graduated from the University of Edinburgh with an MBA and a BEng in Manufacturing Systems Engineering. He has worked extensively across the United Kingdom, Europe, and the United States, to which he moved five years ago.
In his free time, Nick is an avid soccer fan, keen tennis player, and poor skier, and he enjoys most things outdoors—an obsession that he (mostly) shares with his three children.
General Manager, Grid Operations
Alex Lago, General Manager for Grid Operations, is responsible for developing and delivering new Grid Operations solutions, using Logic20/20’s expansive skillset in data science, multi-cloud, and automation, and for scaling the utilities consulting practice.
Alex has over 35 years of experience in the areas of power system operations, wholesale power market operations, SCADA/EMS/GMS/DMS/OMS systems and system/application design and implementation. He is passionate about advising companies on large-scale transformational projects and implementation of complex real-time operation systems.
Alex holds a Bachelor of Science, a Master of Science, and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University. He currently lives in Houston, Texas.