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Chuck Fried


Chuck is a serial entrepreneur, having founded a number of successful Information Technology firms over several decades. He is the current owner of TxMQ, an IT Solutions company, and Premier IBM Business Partner, which he joined as a consultant, only to rise through the ranks, eventually as a partner, and finally as an owner, buying out his partners in 2005.

The company operates in both the US and Canada, working primarily with large companies across a wide variety of industries. TxMQ’s clients include banks, government agencies, health care firms, software companies, manufacturers, and airlines.


TxMQ’s services are primarily related to enterprise solutions, including the delivery of enterprise IT services, mostly in the middleware, data architecture, and ERP space. Specialties include SAP, MQ, WebSphere, DB2, Data Warehousing and BI, Oracle, and SQL database administration, and configuration, and related ETL projects.

Chuck also sits on the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center Technology Board, as well as the University at Buffalo’s Innovation Hub Accelerator Committee. In addition, Chuck is an executive on multiple technology user group boards, and software company’s advisory groups.


He and his wife Michele have been married since 1986, and have ten wonderful children, and several furry pets.