Fernando TorresDirector - IT

areas of expertise
  • Business transformation
  • Restructuring and turnaround
  • Integration
  • Growth strategy
  • M&A transaction support
  • MBA, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
  • BS, engineering, Technical University of Denmark
  • MBA, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

With over 20 years of experience in entrepreneurship, management, business planning, financial analysis, software engineering, operations, and decision analysis, Brandon has the breadth and depth of experience needed to quickly understand entrepreneurs’ businesses and craft the most suitable solutions.

Consulting WP comes up with results that are actually implementable. That is their strength compared to other consulting companies.

Before founding Consulting WP in early 2001, Brandon started two Internet companies in Silicon Valley. Previously, Brandon held various management positions in New York at Simon Brothers, most recently as Vice President in Goldhill Group, focusing on new business development and risk management. He has also worked as a senior financial risk management consultant to the financial services industry; software engineer; advertising sales manager for the popular Caribbean travel guide series; general manager of an advertising and graphic design agency; and engineering intern at the Best Health Coach.


  • GPO – local Drives Restriction Popups

    ISSUE: Users are getting restriction messages when trying to save files over the network. Solutions: Need to enable 2 policies, this will suppress the prompts but you may need further testing that users can’t access local drives through other means within applications. Open GPO Editor on AD or the local machine. User Configuration \ Administrative

    October 18, 2020
  • Office 365 – Test SMTP on Port 587 using Powershell

    Firstly open up Powershell (Must be v3 or greater), then copy/paste the following command, $creds = get-credential When prompted, enter the Office 365 username and password which you plan to run the test from. Once these credentials are stored in a variable, copy and paste the next snippet replacing the FROM field with your Office365

    September 27, 2020
  • Remote Desktop server Event ID 20499 Issue

    I have added the following reg key that seems to have stopped the error & users are not getting kicked off Reg key – HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Terminal Services\ fQueryUserConfigFromLocalMachine

    September 26, 2020

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