547: Lee Crump, the former CIO of Rollins, represents a unique case in which he hand-picked his successor Thomas Tesh, the current CIO of Rollins. In this interview, we discuss Thomas and Lee’s working relationship over the past 23 years, why Lee picked Thomas to replace him, and what Thomas believes are Lee’s greatest strengths as a leader. We discuss Rollins’ M&A Strategy and the only two things Rollins always takes over when buying a company: security and payroll. Lastly, we discuss Rollins’ strategic priorities over the next few years, why Thomas believes we will see all computers go away in the future, and a variety of other topics.
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