Let AI Empower Your Business 

Discover How AI and Advanced Technology Drive Growth and Optimize Cash Flow For Your Business–Don’t Get Left Behind.


True Cedar is focused on helping businesses of all types leverage AI/data, manage cyber risk, harness the power of the cloud, and manage their core technology.

Data & AI

Confused by AI, but know you need to incorporate it into your strategy?  We can help.  True Cedar has experts that can help you leverage your data and prepare for the AI-driven future.

Cloud Modernization

Now is the time to harness the power of the cloud to help your organization be more agile, lower costs, and take advantage of business changing cloud services.  

Application Strategy

Software is eating the world. Does your firm use software to its advantage?  Still emailing forms around?  Let us work with you to define and implement a leading application strategy.


Let us help protect your reputation and assets.  We can create a right-sized cybersecurity framework that will protect your company, raise trust with allocators, and gain AUM.

IT Support

Let us manage and optimize your technology for you.  We offer reliable, personable, and timely IT support services.  No org is too small.  Don’t risk your critical IT needs to the random, local IT person.

Digital Business

Organizations have to evolve their approach to meet these digital times. Don’t get caught flat footed.  We can help you develop and implement a digital business strategy.

Worried about Cybersecurity?

We’ll help you define a cybersecurity program that will build confidence with your customers, ensure secure operations, and protect your reputation.  We offer both vCISO, direct hands-on cybersecurity managed services, and cyber crisis management.

Asset Managers are targeted by cybercriminals and global cybersecurity costs alone will exceed $5 trillion dollars by 2022.

Ready for the AI-driven future?

Artificial Intelligence is estimated to have three times the impact of the steam engine and more than two times the impact of the PCs & Internet on productivity.  Organizations that fail to prepare and adapt now, will be left behind.  Every business needs to have a strategy for AI–we can help.

IT Support Designed for Your Business

Our services span the front, middle, and back office functions that run your firm. We understand your business and provide professional, timely, and experienced IT support services delivered in a way that you value and in non-technical language.

We guarantee you’ll be happy with our service.

Let's Work Together

Contact us today and start getting answers that make sense on artificial intelligence, machine learning, cybersecurity, cloud technologies, and data strategy.  We offer managed services, too.

Why choose us?

When you work with True Cedar, you start by working directly with our founder, Stephen Backholm.  He stays personally involved and oversees every client engagement. Stephen has 20+ years experience helping companies harness the power of technology and specializes in understanding your business problems and communicating solutions in non-technical terms.

Most recently, Stephen spent the last 5 years as the Director of Innovation & Technology for the Washington State Investment Board overseeing their AI & data strategy, cybersecurity, and cloud transition.  Stephen knows what it takes to be both an Asset Allocator and Manager in this digital age.

Business Focused

We specialize in communicating technical subjects in business terms.

Thought Leaders

We can help your organization see the future and progress towards it.

Right Sized

We help you focus your technology spend on the right things.

Customer Service

We provide timely communication and reliable service.