Paul F. Lidsky

Operating Executive

Mr. Lidsky currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Core BTS, a Tailwind portfolio company. Mr. Lidsky also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Stratix.

Mr. Lidsky has over 35 years of experience within the IT solutions and technology services space. Most recently, Mr. Lidsky served as President and CEO of Datalink Corporation (Nasdaq: DTLK), an IT solutions and services company focused on data center and enterprise networking. Under Mr. Lidsky’s leadership, Datalink grew through organic initiatives and four acquisitions and was ultimately acquired by Insight Enterprises, Inc. in 2017. Prior to Datalink, Mr. Lidsky served as President and CEO of Calabrio, Inc. from 2007 to 2009. Mr. Lidsky’s past experience also includes COO of Spanlink Communications, Inc. from 2004 to 2006, President and CEO of Computer Telephony Solutions, Inc. from 2003 to 2004, and President and CEO of OneLink Inc. from 1997 to 2002. 

Mr. Lidsky began his career at Norstan, Inc., where he held numerous business development and strategy roles over 12 years. 

Mr. Lidsky currently serves on the Board of Directors of Image Sensing Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISNS). He previously served on the Board of Directors of a number of companies, including Ancor Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: ANCR), Calabrio, Inc., Computer Telephony Solutions, Inc., Datalink Corporation (Nasdaq: DTLK) and OneLink Inc.

Mr. Lidsky received his BA from the University of Cincinnati.