He approaches his engagements with a sensitivity to the needs of all stakeholders as well as a precise understanding of the assigned mission. With his mentoring leadership and clear-minded strategies and tactics, he has repeatedly improved the efficiency, profits, growth and management of his client entities, who often express their appreciation for his diplomatic style. Donald is also co-author of the book, Cloud Computing Black Book, recently published by Wiley & Sons in India.


Donald Houde is also generous with his personal time, having volunteered his skills to Salvation Army programs, the Humane Society, the Sandra Day O'Connor House, as a coach in high school basketball, volleyball, soccer and football, as a lifeguard and as a Master Gardener. He is also an accomplished athlete, an avid bicyclist and a marathoner, having completed 54 marathons and several triathlons, including Ironman.

Diverse Expertise

Donald Houde has been a business management consultant for many years in such fields as big data analytics, master data management, cloud computing,IV&V, data management, governance, idea implementation, executive leadership, risk management, security, and many other areas.  He has helped businesses and organizations in several disciplines, including: 

  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Health Care
  • Credit Card
  • Telecommunications
  • Finance
  • Agriculture
  • Science and Engineering
  • Professional Sports

About Donald Houde and Houde Consulting

A Seasoned and Diplomatic Consultant


Often described as a thought leader and innovative solutions provider, Donald Houde, President of Houde Consulting, has a depth and breadth of experience and knowledge that enable him to quickly grasp the larger context of each assignment, giving his clients scalable solutions, pertinent to all levels from the immediate need to the larger, enterprise-wide implications and considerations.

Donald Houde, Houde Consulting, Consultant in Business Management, IVV, Cloud Computing, Governance, Executive Leadership, Idea Implementation, Data Management