Chief Digital Officer

Darius Vaskelis

Darius leads Encore’s global IT organizations and is responsible for expansion and development of Encore’s digital products organizations.

He has built teams to tackle the challenges of transitioning from legacy processes and creating new digital products alongside Encore's business leaders and customers. His mission is more than designing and developing world-class digital solutions; it is to transform Encore and its industry.

Darius has extensive experience as a leader and innovator in a number of tech, digital, sales, and consultancy roles. Prior to Encore, Darius was a partner with OneWindow, a sales consultancy focused on improving sales strategy, alignment, application and sales operations where his clients were largely technology firms. He also served as senior vice president and managing director of CRM at Tectonic, a leading technology and business services company that acquired Sakonent, a CRM consulting firm where Darius was co-founder and CEO. Under his leadership, the firm delivered solutions for commercial and nonprofit clients in Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America.

Prior these roles, Darius worked with innovative companies to bring new medical products to market, managed leadership, delivery and sales of strategy and technology consulting business units, and integrated a major acquisition after helping drive a successful IPO. He also served as Director of Information Systems at Hospitality Resources Incorporated (HRI)/Presentation Services Audiovisual (PSAV), where he was responsible for strategic planning and operations management technology implementations.

Darius is frequently cited as an expert in technology and business strategy and has been published and quoted in various business and trade publications. He is also a frequent speaker at industry and nonprofit conferences and trade shows. Darius holds a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Illinois.