Company Overview

Expertise Sets Us Apart. Passion Makes Us AHEAD.
Founded in 2007, AHEAD grew up in the data center and retains its deep infrastructure expertise at the core of its business. But as the market has changed, the company has always invested ahead of the curve. With expansion into strategic consulting and managed services, along with innovation in practices like cloud, security, and automation, AHEAD has become a key partner for countless enterprises in their path to digital business transformation.

AHEAD has continued to grow by joining forces with key companies, merging with Data Blue and acquiring Sovereign Systems in 2019, followed by acquisitions of RoundTower Technologies and Kovarus in 2020, subsequently creating a powerhouse combination with more than $2.1 billion in annual revenue and a footprint that stretches from coast to coast.

Our Values: We Practice These Daily

  • Collaborate: At AHEAD, every voice matters. We achieve more together by encouraging diversity of thought and a culture of open communication.
  • Innovate: Our curiosity, creativity, and courageousness empower us to push boundaries to deliver the best solutions.
  • Drive: We operate with excellence and accountability, learning fast and moving forward with purpose.

Our Mission: To Learn, Grow, and Achieve

Most companies write a mission statement to explain their reason for being. We put a different twist on a mission statement. To us, it’s why we love what we do. We love learning together, growing together, and achieving results together. This means professionally and personally, and doing so together with our peers, our partners, and our customers. We believe in the concept so much that we made it our tagline.

Life at AHEAD

Transparent Management
When it comes to important business decisions that affect the bottom line, we believe it’s best to keep everyone informed and involved. Our executives treat and are treated like everybody else, making them part of your everyday team.

Work-Life Balance
We understand that you have a life outside of work. That’s why we offer flexible paid time off, paid company holidays, and the ability for you to manage your work schedule as needed.

Learning and Growth
We hire top talent and it’s important that we invest in these individuals to keep them around. We fuel growth by stacking our office with top-notch technologies in a multi-million dollar lab and by sponsoring certifications and credentials for continued learning.

People and Culture
Through our daily work, company-wide culture, hiring policies, and internal groups like Moving Women AHEAD and RISE AHEAD, we value and benefit from diversity of people, ideas, experience, and everything in between.

Company Summary
Number of Employees
(312) 329-7880
401 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL