Donald Houde

The Professional and Personal Interests of Donald Houde

About Donald Houde

For nearly two decades, Donald Houde has run Houde Consulting Group, LLC. In his leadership role, he has assisted entities across various industries, including education, entertainment delivery, finance, and telecommunications. Also the coauthor of a Wiley & Sons-published book on cloud computing certification, Houde places a strong emphasis on technology and advises on matters ranging from enterprise data integration and management to big data analytics identity management. Additionally, Donald Houde has spoken at conferences on Native American education, risk management, and public/private partnerships.

Outside of the consultancy, Houde engages in numerous pastimes. Regularly competing in athletic events, he has finished more than 50 marathons in the United States and abroad, as well as several Ironman competitions. Also dedicated to philanthropy, he has volunteered at places such as the Sandra Day O'Connor House to integrate a domestic violence database, the University of Arizona to aid its Master Gardener program, and the Arizona State Park Trail to perform maintenance. Moreover, Houde combined his interests in athletics and philanthropy by coaching basketball, volleyball, soccer, and football at local high schools.