Darius (“Staffy”) Stafford is Derive Technologies’ Chief Technology Officer.

Mr. Stafford has worked with Mr. Desai since 1989, leading technology initiatives for a predecessor of the company. In 2000, Mr. Stafford became Derive’s Chief Technology Officer, managing a staff of more than one hundred technology consultants and support engineers, and he is responsible for overseeing the company’s internal administrative systems.

Mr. Stafford holds prestigious industry certifications from Derive’s major alliance partners including Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HP, Inc., Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix, VMware, and more, as well as from the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the American Management Association (AMA).