Ken Bayne started working at Managed Solution on Monday, April 25, 2016. Ken was born in Burlingame, California and grew up in the town next door – Millbrae, CA. Both cities are located on the Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area. Ken is married and has a 12 yr. old son, Kevin. Ken has a cantankerous old Chihuahua that he adopted from an animal shelter, named Ernie, as in Bert and Ernie.
Ken comes from Merlin Entertainments, which owns LEGOLAND, Madame Tussaud Wax Museums, Sea Life Aquariums and about 120 parks and attractions in 22 countries. He was primarily responsible for the end to end IT for New Attractions and Rides openings. Prior to that Ken was an IT Consultant with Robert Half Technology, a Manager of Infrastructure and Service Desk at a Mortgage Bank and Director of Information Systems at Rubio’s restaurants. Ken has more than 25 years of IT Operations and IT Project Management experience. Ken has earned the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) and both ITIL Foundations and ITIL Practitioner Certifications.
Ken understands and can speak beginner level Thai. Ken enjoys playing golf and saltwater fishing with his son – and wife when he can get her to participate. Ken is an avid traveler and has been to more than 30 countries, and has spent more than a few weeks/months living in Japan, Thailand, Kuwait, England and Spain. Ken owns a home in Samut Prakan, Thailand, which is about 30 miles south of Bangkok. We are excited to welcome Ken to the Managed Solution Team!