Experts from around the globe are speaking at this year's Leaders Circle @ OpenWorld. Get insights on innovation, takeaways on technology, details on developments, and straight talk on strategy.
Kate Berry is the chief executive officer of National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC)—a public-private partnership that works with its partners, including the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) in the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)—to engage stakeholders in a collaborative way to realize common goals that lead to transformative change. She has more than 20 years of healthcare experience, and is a nationally known expert on electronic prescribing and a sought-after speaker on related topics.
Prior to joining NeHC, Berry was senior vice president of Surescripts, working with a wide range of healthcare stakeholders at the national and state level to lead and coordinate electronic prescribing, electronic medical record, and health information exchange initiatives.
Berry was also the cxecutive director of the Center for Improving Medication Management. The Center was founded by the American Academy of Family Physicians, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Medical Group Management Association, Humana, Intel, and Surescripts. The mission of the Center is to improve outcomes of medication management through collaboration among physician practices, pharmacists, payers/employers, and patients. The Center is encouraging deployment of technology to enable electronic exchange of medication information and build knowledge on how to improve patient adherence with prescribed medications.
Berry joined NeHC after a career in healthcare management consulting and as a non-profit executive. As a consultant, she conducted a wide range of strategic planning and related engagements with healthcare organizations. At the American Red Cross, Berry served as executive vice president of external affairs and chief of staff.
Berry holds a Masters degree in public policy from Duke University and a BA in political science and English from Goucher College in Maryland.
Bruno Chiumino is currently the CIO for Vinci COSEA. He is also an engineer with 12 years experience in project management in IT systems technology. Chiumino is an expert in team management for BUILD and RUN. Previously, he was the CIO for Double Track Line Design and Build for high speed trains between Tours and Bordeaux. Chiumino also was the supervisor of the Project Management Office and an executive in maintenance for the Highway 86 tube, the underground in Paris.
Ramesh Cidambi is responsible for the information technology and logistics functions at Dubai Duty Free (DDF). He started the information technology function at DDF in 1987 and was given the additional responsibility for logistics in 2004. Cidambi was promoted to his present position of senior vice president for IT and logistics in June 2011. He has helped implement systems ranging from legacy applications to the Oracle E-Business Suite 12i, Oracle Retail applications, as well as new point-of-sale technologies.
Cidambi was involved in the design and construction of the new semi-automated Distribution Centre (DC) and head office building that opened in June 2008; the capacity of the automated system was more than doubled in a separate project that was completed in August 2012. Coinciding with the opening of the warehouse in 2008, DDF implemented a suite of applications from Oracle Retail (version 12.0.7, and subsequently upgraded to 12.0.9), that included the Oracle Retail Merchandising and Oracle Retail Warehouse Management Systems. In April 2013, DDF launched its e-commerce project with Oracle’s Commerce platform (hosted by Oracle On Demand). This project is DDF’s first major initiative in this area and expected completion is in the last quarter of 2013.
Cidambi was also involved in the design and construction of the retail areas in Terminal 3 and Concourse B that opened in October 2008, the continuing improvements to the stores in all three terminals, and development of the retail offer in Concourse A (which opened in January 2013). He was also involved in the completion of construction (and subsequent opening) of the DDF-owned Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, and the related renovations to the Aviation Club (now part of the hotel). The store development projects that are current are the relocation of Concourse C retail areas (completion by end 2014) and opening of Concourse D (scheduled for late 2014 completion).
Cidambi holds an MBA from Utah State University and a BS from Loyola College (Madras, India), and is married with two grown children.
Sandeep Dadlani is senior vice president and head of the Retail, CPG, and Logistics Unit, Americas, at Infosys. Dadlani runs a P&L portfolio of approximately $1 billion today across the US, Canada, and Latin America.
Dadlani has more than 15 years of operations, consulting, and product management experience between Citigroup and Infosys. He has helped Infosys’ retail and CPG clients become more competitive by embracing new emerging trends across digital consumers and emerging markets. He sits on the advisory and steering committee boards on several transformation programs at global multinational retailers and CPG companies.
Dadlani has authored several white papers in the areas of innovation, business transformation, and shared services. He has been often quoted in publications such as Forbes, Business Week, CGT, Stores, and others. He regularly speaks at industry forums including Consumer Goods Technology , NRF, Emerging Markets Forum, and at Infosys investor/analyst meetings.
Dadlani holds an MBA in finance and an MS in electronics engineering. He is a resident of Kennesaw, Georgia and is on the board of Hands-On Atlanta, a non-profit volunteer network organization focused on education, environment, and economic recovery. Dadlani is also on advisory boards of specific programs at Georgia Tech and Kennesaw State University. He participated for consecutive years on the UN Global Compact Supply Chain Sustainability Advisory Board and co-authored their report on supply chain sustainability. He currently is on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Ethics and Values.
Gerry DeMarco is a managing director responsible for global transformation programs at UBS. Within this role he is overall accountable for architecture, the service design, implementation, and execution of the *aaS programs, (IaaS, DBaaS, StoraaS.).
Prior to joining UBS DeMarco was the infrastructure CTO for worldwide securities services at JPMorgan Chase.
DeMarco began his career on Wall Street at Morgan Stanley, culminating with a three-year assignment in London running the global datacenter projects. His responsibilities have included application and datacenter migrations, legal advisory and consulting, Linux engineering and operations, Windows engineering and operations, storage engineering and operations, and hardware engineering, capacity planning and monitoring, and outsourcing delivery.
DeMarco holds a BS degree in computer science and mathematics from St. John’s University, New York.
Hamidou Dia leads the North America technology and government consulting enterprise architecture practice at Oracle. He is also the CTO of the technology and government consulting organization, responsible for overall technology strategy and direction. Dia’s team of experienced enterprise architects and strategists work together with organizations across North America to align IT and business strategies, consolidate IT systems to reduce costs, and define strategic roadmaps for future growth.
Dan Drawbaugh has provided more than 30 years of strategic leadership in information and biomedical technologies that have helped position the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) as a world-class IT organization on a par with leading technical organizations across all industries.
Drawbaugh currently serves as the senior vice president and chief information officer of UPMCâthe largest integrated health care delivery system in Pennsylvania and one of the leading nonprofit medical centers in the country. UPMC has assets of $11 billion and 60,000 employees.
Under his leadership, UPMC has pursued an information technology strategyâfeaturing trail-blazing information technology initiativesâthat seek to maximize patient safety and the provision of quality health care. UPMC was recently chosen as the No. 1 company in the InformationWeek 500 awards for 2013. In 2006 and 2013, InformationWeek magazine selected Drawbaugh as âChief of the Year.â InformationWeek, which considers CIOs from all industries, selected Drawbaugh because of his aggressive development and unparalleled use of innovative technology to transform health care.
Drawbaugh has leadership and accountability for:
– an annual IT budget of more than $350 million
– 50,000 computing devices
– 2,500 software applications
– 5 petabytes of data
– 1,700 IT professionals
Drawbaugh is a graduate of Temple University with a BS in biomedical and electrical engineering technology. He also holds an MBA from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Ivor Felsinger is a professional project controls and schedule executive with more than 30 years experience in complex schedule management. He has been associated with a number of mega and major projects across a range of sectors. These experiences have been at executive or manager level in the following sectors: integrated building projects, rail, infrastructure, regeneration, office and retail development, highways, hospitals, power, and oil and gas industries. Felsinger has an excellent understanding of risk, cost, change management, and reporting, but specializes in the area of schedule management.
In his current role as head of planning, Felsinger collaborates with each region to optimize their construction portfolio, share expertise, and drive operational excellence and certainty in delivery by applying the company approach and values. He also works closely with heads of planning and regional planners and structures in Asia, EMEA, America, and Australia.
John Fowler is executive vice president of systems at Oracle. He has extensive experience in corporate strategy as well as systems and software development. Before coming to Oracle in 2010, when the company acquired Sun, he worked at Sun for more than 14 years, where he served in several influential roles, including executive vice president of Sun's systems group; chief technology officer for Sun's software organization; and executive vice president of Sun's x64 systems group, focused on delivering industry-standard network computing systems for Solaris, Linux, and Windows. At Oracle, Fowler continues to be responsible for the delivery of all Sun systems products, including SPARC and x64-based servers, as well as networking and disk and tape storage products. Additionally, he is responsible for systems software, including Oracle Solaris.
Andy Geisse, chief executive officer of AT&T Business Solutions, is responsible for leading worldwide sales, operations, and marketing for AT&T’s Business group, which serves over 3.5 million business customers. AT&T Business Solutions provides solutions and services that meet the emerging and advanced needs of global enterprises, US federal, state, and local governments, and small businesses.
Prior to his current position, Geisse served as executive vice president of AT&T's Global Customer Service, where he was responsible for all customer service functions for AT&T's Business Solutions. He is a 33‐year AT&T veteran, and has served in a variety of key executive leadership positions for the company's wireline and wireless organizations both in the US and abroad.
From 2004 to 2007, Geisse served as the company's chief information officer. Prior to that role, he was senior vice president–Enterprise Software Solutions. His experience also includes several leadership positions in the wireless industry, including serving as CEO of VTR Cellular from 1995 to 1996 and chairman and CEO of STARTEL from 1996 to 1998—both Chilean wireless providers partially owned at the time by AT&T.
Geisse earned BS degrees in economics and mathematics from the University of Missouri, an executive management degree from Carnegie Mellon University, and a MBA from Washington University.
Bhaskar Gorti is senior vice president and general manager of Oracle's Communications Global Business Unit, responsible for managing strategic planning, product development, sales, service, and support for Oracle's Communications products.
Formerly CEO of Portal Software, Inc., Gorti led the company's global sales, services, and support efforts, including the enhancement and expansion of Portal's relationships with global customers for more than four years. Previously, he was senior vice president of marketing and alliances at Portal Software, where he successfully relaunched the company and established a number of strategic development and delivery partnerships.
Prior to that, Gorti served as vice president, global sales and alliances at OnDemand, acquired by Chordiant Software, where he successfully negotiated sales and alliance agreements with industry-leading companies. He has also held prominent positions at Hewlett-Packard, where he was director, worldwide business development, telecom and ISPs, and general manager, e-services (SMB) business unit. He has also worked for Aluminum Company of America, Sun Microsystems, and ARPANET Office of Naval Research.
Gorti holds an MS degree from Virginia Tech.
Harry Greenspun, M.D., is the senior advisor for Health Care Transformation & Technology at the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions (DCHS), part of Deloitte LLP. He has held a diverse range of clinical and executive roles, and is now responsible for helping Deloitte’s health care, life sciences, and government clients address key health information technology and clinical transformation issues.
Prior to joining Deloitte, Greenspun served as Chief Medical Officer for Dell Inc., after serving as Chief Medical Officer for Northrop Grumman Corporation. Distinguished co-author of Reengineering Health Care: A Manifesto for Radically Rethinking Health Care Delivery, he is recognized as a leader in the health care industry and has been named one of the “50 Most Influential Physician Executives in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare. He serves on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Digital Health, and has served on advisory boards for the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Tufts University, George Mason University, and Bloomberg/BNA.
As the chairman of the HIMSS Government Relations Roundtable and as co-chair of the HIMSS task force responsible for creating the white paper entitled, “Enabling Healthcare Reform Using Information Technology,” Greenspun has made recommendations to the Obama Administration and US Congress on the importance of health care IT investment to the nation.
Greenspun received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University, his medical degree from the University of Maryland, and completed his residency and fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University Hospital in anesthesiology and critical care medicine, serving as chief resident. As a cardiac anesthesiologist, he has practiced in major academic medical centers as well as community hospitals.
Loïc Guillou, director of planning for Vinci COSEA, is mainly involved in international urban and railway transport projects. He has worked in a wide variety of fields from the preparation of commercial tenders to the construction of major multidisciplinary export projects. His skills include project management, cost and schedule control, financial management, legal responsibilities, team leadership, and coordination of cross-cultural teams. His professional experience has made him versatile in the fields of project management and cost control. His excellent adaptability, capacity to listen to people, expert use of planning and cost-control tools, and experience in electro-mechanical and civil work infrastructure make him an expert in project management.
Jeffrey O. Henley is chairman of Oracle Corporation. He has held this position since January 2004.
Henley was Oracle's chief financial officer and an executive vice president from March 1991 to July 2004, and he has been a member of Oracle's Board of Directors since June 1995. He also serves on Oracle's Executive Management Committee.
Prior to joining Oracle in 1991, Henley served as executive vice president and chief financial officer at Pacific Holding Company, a privately held company with diversified interests in manufacturing and real estate, and as executive vice president and chief financial officer at Saga Corporation, a multibillion-dollar food service company. He also served as director of finance at Memorex Corporation in its large storage division, and as controller of international operations at Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation.
Henley is a member of the Board of Governors for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and serves on both the Chancellor's Advisory Council and the International Advisory Council of the Engineering College for the University of California at Santa Barbara. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Digital Consumer Solutions Inc., which operates a digital-out-of home signage network for retail advertisers, and serves on the Advisory Board of InTouch Technologies, a provider of remote presence solutions for healthcare providers.
Henley has a BA in economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara and an MBA in finance from UCLA. In 2004, he received the UCLA Anderson School's Outstanding Alumnus award.
Mark Hill is the global head of IT for Merck’s research and development division (www.merck.com), with IT responsibility for all areas of R&D including basic research, pre-clinical, clinical, and regulatory, spanning target identification through post-marketing trials / pharmacovigilance. Hill joined Schering-Plough in 1990 and joined the MRL IT organization during the company’s integration in 2009. Previous responsibilities included overall IT leadership for early-stage clinical development, global clinical trial operations, global data management and standards, BARDS, late-stage development, and healthcare IT (HIT). Hill served in various key leadership positions with Schering-Plough as senior director, Global Clinical Systems; senior director, Global IT Program Management Office; the project management center of excellence, including governance and office of the CIO; and director, Global Infrastructure Planning and Service Delivery. He holds an Executive MBA in information technology management from Christian Brothers University, and a BS in organizational management from Tusculum College.
Hamza Jahangir leads the Enterprise Architecture Practice for the North America Public Sector Consulting organization. As the leader of the practice, Jahangir sets direction and strategy for the public sector architecture and IT strategy services market, and oversees both sales and delivery across all key public sector accounts (including clients from US and Canadian federal, state, and local governments). Most recently, he led the strategy and implementation of the first health insurance exchange for Oracle Consulting at the State of Oregon (as part of the Affordable Care Act, also referred to as Obamacare). Jahangir is a well-recognized and published Oracle author on the topics of data security, SOA, cloud computing and enterprise architecture. He has a BS in computer science from Northeastern University and an MBA from Georgetown University.
Anil Jain is senior vice president and business head for the communication service provider (CSP) vertical at Wipro Technologies. Jain is responsible for the P&L for the CSP business—which has more than 10,000 employees—across US/Europe/APAC/IMEA. In this role he leads revenue, profit, customer relationships, delivery excellence, customer satisfaction, and employee satisfaction for the entire vertical.
Jain has been in the telecom space for more than 10 years, and has rich experience in managing complex transformational contracts and engaging with C-level executives of leading telecom operators on key strategic initiatives.
Jain has been associated with Wipro for more than 20 years. He has held various leadership positions across different industry verticals and led strategic initiatives in both emerging and developed markets. Prior to his current role Jain was senior vice president and business head of the professional services division and telecom business for India and the Middle East. In this role he was instrumental in creating transformational engagements in emerging markets and establishing Wipro Infotech as a powerful force in the country.
In the past, Jain also created and shaped the WIPRO–Acer PC business and was involved in finance, product marketing, innovation, and information systems portfolios in diverse markets. As a distinguished figure in the telecom industry, he is regularly invited to speak at industry and academic forums.
Paul H. Keckley, PhD, is a health economist and leading expert on US health reform and its impact. He recently retired as executive director for the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions (“the Center”) in Washington, DC, directing the Center’s non-partisan studies that are prominently featured in Congressional testimony and industry publications.
Keckley has authored three books, more than 150 articles, and the Monday Memo on Health Reform circulated in 20,000 healthcare companies and legislative bodies. He has testified before Congress and facilitated White House Office of Health Reform working sessions as the Affordable Care Act was being negotiated, focusing on ways the private sector could improve health care safety and quality while reducing costs by $2 trillion.
Keckley is a frequent speaker and regular commentator in media coverage of health reform and its impact in key sectors of the health system. He also teaches in the School of Health Systems Administration at Georgetown University as an adjunct professor focused on disruptive innovation in health care.
He currently serves on the boards of the Ohio State University Medical Center, Healthcare Financial Management Leadership Council, and Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy. He is member of the Health Executive Network and advisor to the Bipartisan Policy Center in Washington, DC.
Prior to joining Deloitte, Keckley served in leadership roles at Vanderbilt University leading the Medical Center’s international joint ventures, the Vanderbilt Center for Integrative Health, the healthcare MBA program launch, and the Vanderbilt Center for Evidence-based Medicine (VCEBM).
Before joining Vanderbilt, he was chairman of Interdent, a California dental practice management company; Chief Executive Officer of EBM Solutions, a venture-capital backed start-up founded by Vanderbilt, Duke, Emory and Washington University-St. Louis; President of PhyCor Management Corporation, the IPA Management subsidiary of PhyCor Inc.; and managing partner of The Keckley Group, a health industry research firm.
Keckley completed his BA at Lipscomb University, MA and PhD degrees from Ohio State University, and a fellowship in economic policy at Oxford University. He resides in Nashville, Tennessee and enjoys golf, jogging, and the search for great coffee.
Pete Krainik brings more than 30 years of experience in marketing, sales, IT, and product management within the consumer goods, high tech, digital, and software industries. He has successfully created and led the first truly professional and social-engaged network of Chief Marketing Officers. Krainik leverages innovative technologies within integrated marketing, aligns IT with marketing and sales organizations, combines the 'art of customer engagement' with the 'science of hitting your numbers', and helps CMOs solve their biggest challenges.
Prior to founding The CMO Club, Krainik served as global vice president of AVAYA; chief marketing officer of DoubleClick, and general manager of the Consumer Goods division of Siebel Systems. Additionally, he spent 15 years at Mars, Inc. in numerous executive roles, and held executive positions at Deloitte & Touche and Gulf Oil Corporation.
Over 12,000 heads of marketing follow Krainik on Twitter, the LinkedIn CMO CLUB Group, and The CMO Club members-only blog.
Carolyn Lawson is the chief information officer for the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) and Oregon Health Authority (OHA). Her role as CIO is to bring innovation and vision to continually improve the health and human service needs of Oregonians. The DHS/OHA technology services division delivers and supports technology for 11,000 agency staff and 20,000 partner staff at 350 locations around Oregon. Recently she has been appointed by the governor to the Health IT Oversight Council.
Lawson came to Oregon in July from the state of California, where she most recently served as director of the California eServices office and deputy director of the Technology Services and Government division. She was previously CIO for the California Public Utilities Commission and held leadership positions with the California State and Consumer Services Agency and the Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs.
Lawson's background is in using technology to support open government and creating innovative partnerships that leverage technology to increase public access at lower costs. She’s considered a national thought leader and innovator with several awards to her credit, including being named one of the Top Innovators in Government by Information Week in 2009 and 2010, and one of the Top 100+ Women in Government Technology by GovFresh in 2010.
Lawson holds several national leadership positions, including service on the advisory boards of Information Week and Code for America.
Judy Lemke is executive vice president and CIO at Schneider National, Inc., a leading provider of transportation, logistics, and intermodal services. In this position, she leads the company's strategic technology, engineering, and business transformation initiatives as a member of the executive team.
Prior to joining Schneider, Lemke served as CIO of Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she was responsible for IT strategy and direction, alignment of technology and business objectives, execution of system-wide implementation programs, and oversight of critical IT initiatives in a dynamic, growing user environment.
Prior to her work at the university, Lemke served as vice president of the Midwest region at BORN Information Services Inc., an IT consulting firm, where she managed more than 500 consultants with responsibility for sales, customer relationships, contracts, branch and practice management, and recruiting.
Lemke also held several senior IT positions in an 18-year career with Medtronic, including director of IT for the Americas and international director of IT. She holds a bachelor's degree from Augsburg College in Minnesota.
Alan Levine is a certified Oracle Enterprise Architect with 26 years experience in the IT industry, including 17 years as a technology and architecture leader in Oracle Consulting. He currently leads one of Oracle’s EA practices and actively helps shape Oracle’s EA program.
Levine works actively with customers on strategic architecture initiatives, including advising large enterprises through complex IT transitions, leading technology architecture assessments, and developing future-state architectures and actionable implementation roadmaps tightly aligned with an organization’s business goals. His experience spans a wide variety of industries, including financial services, life sciences, communications, utilities, hospitality, technology, and the public sector. Key areas of expertise include IT infrastructure optimization, cloud computing, applications architecture, data replication and integration, and information architecture.
Carrie MacGillivray is a program vice president on IDC’s mobility and telecom team, and is responsible for mobile services and infrastructure research. Her in-depth analysis examines market developments, quantifies the market opportunity, and provides comprehensive analysis for the mobile operator in serving both consumers and businesses. She leads the consumer research on the evolving prepaid market, consumer adoption of mobile broadband services, and mobile messaging. McGillivray’s insights also extend to the growing area of enterprise mobility, including corporate liability from an operator perspective, M2M ecosystem, managed mobility, fixed mobile convergence, and wireless WAN. Across her mobile services research she examines the implications of wireless displacement, the evolution of 4G services, mobile VoIP, WiFi as an option for carrier offload, and the competitive dynamics between fixed and mobile broadband services. She also directs the research of IDC's telecom network infrastructure team across wireless and wireline and assesses the crucial role it plays in providing the transport for all telecom services—especially the evolution of mobile backhaul and the heterogeneous network.
MacGillivray also leads the SMB Markets: Mobility program at IDC, which examines how mobility is affecting small-and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). The program addresses the strategies of software vendors, device manufacturers, and mobile operators. Research includes examining converged mobile device shipments, voice and data adoption, mobile application usage, and preferences of this unique market segment. The program offers critiques on vendor and operator strategies to address the needs of SMBs through competitive analysis and demand- side research.
Prior to joining IDC, MacGillivray was a research analyst at Yankee Group in its enterprise research group covering enterprise mobility and general telecommunications trends. Previously, she worked as a business analyst with Nortel Networks and as a management consultant with Fujitsu Consulting. She sits on the advisory board for Mobile Enterprise magazine and contributes to the magazine. She comments on industry trends to the media and speaks at industry events internationally.
MacGillivray holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Junichi Masukawa is responsible for strategy planning and management of IT implementation at Chiyoda Corporation. He leads data analytics at both the enterprise level and project management level. In his 36 years working with Chiyoda, he has gained broad international project management experience in the engineering, procurement, and construction of natural gas liquefaction and petroleum refining. Masukawa holds an MS degree in petroleum engineering from Stanford University.
Matthew Mills is senior vice president of North America for the technology, hardware, and public sector markets. He is responsible for supporting Oracle customers across all industries of the commercial and public sector market in the United States and Canada. Since joining the company in 1993, Mills has held a variety of leadership positions, including senior vice president of North America Applications.
Mills holds a BS degree from Ferris State University.
David O’Reilly is chief product officer of Proteus Digital Health and leads the company's product development, business development, and corporate strategy areas. He was formerly senior vice president of corporate development at Proteus. Prior to joining Proteus, O'Reilly was president of Catalyst Biosciences, a company developing novel therapeutic protein products, and chief business officer and member of the founding management team at Iconix Biosciences (acquired by Entelos), a genomic biomarker company. He joined Iconix from ARIAD Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ IPO), where he was responsible for business development and general manager of its gene therapy division. O'Reilly began his career as a management consultant to health care and biotechnology companies at L.E.K. Consulting.
O’Reilly is a graduate of Wesleyan University, where he was named the school’s Gilbert H. Clee Scholar, and the Harvard Business School, where he received an MBA with Distinction.
Richard Paugh attended Stevens Henager College in Salt Lake City, Utah majoring in computer science. He began working in the property development and construction industry in 1985 and has since worked throughout the US managing projects across various markets. Paugh is a certified planning and scheduling professional with the AACE International and has worked exclusively in project controls for the past six years.
Tamara Payne, senior vice president of enterprise solutions, leads the strategic roadmap development of integrated application architecture for the FedEx operating companies, supporting the opcos’ ability to compete collectively and manage collaboratively—all under one of the most widely recognized brands in the world. In this role, Payne is responsible for enterprise functions such as:
Payne’s leadership continues to be invaluable in delivering global applications that provide more cost-effective systems and efficiency for nearly 300,000 team members worldwide. These systems better position FedEx to deliver global solutions that matter to our customers.
A California native, Payne discovered her passion for information technology during college. A degree in electronics technology, BS in finance, and an MBA have all served her well in this field. She sits on the University of Memphis Advisory Board and is also a member of the Society of Information Management Memphis. Payne was also recently recognized by Computerworld as a Premier 100 IT Leader.
Marc Perlman is Global Vice President for Oracle's healthcare and life sciences, responsible for driving strategy and industry solutions across the organization. He leads the Healthcare Customer Industry Strategy Council, serves as executive lead with some of the top healthcare and life science companies, and integrally works with customers and partners to drive strategic initiatives. With more than 30 years in the healthcare industry, he brings deep global experience in working with payers, providers, health and device manufacturers, consumers, and governments to improve operational performance, clinical quality, patient safety, and revenue cycle performance.
Mr. Perlman joined Oracle from McKesson Corporation in 2007, where over his 13-year tenure he progressed through operational and sales leadership roles in its provider technology solutions, health solutions, and medication safety/automation businesses. Prior to McKesson, he held executive roles within healthcare organizations focused on analytics, clinical services, and innovative disease management programs. Currently he serves as a board member of the Continua Alliance, a nonprofit, open industry organization of healthcare and technology companies joining together in collaboration to improve the quality of connected healthcare.
Greg Piche is an associate research fellow at The Clorox Company. His role is to develop new product and business model innovations and new innovation processes. As part of his role developing new innovation processes, Piche created the consumer-facing crowdsourcing tool CloroxConnects (www.cloroxconnects.com), and implemented the consumer contest called "My Clorox Idea" (www.mycloroxidea.com). Additionally, he created and manages a Clorox-internal entrepreneurial contest called !NNOVENT. Finally, Piche continues to build new ways to engage external sources of innovation, and works in developing partnerships with inventors, venture capital firms, and small CPG startups.
Matt Quinlan was appointed to the role of chief technology officer (CTO) of Visa Inc. in June 2008 and is responsible for developing and aligning Visa's technology strategy with Visa Inc.'s business goals and brand promise. This includes Visa Inc.'s technology strategy and planning functions, enterprise architecture, technology research and development, and investment portfolio planning and management. Quinlan also oversees Visa Inc.'s strategic IT outsourcing program, including offshore development centers.
Previously, Quinlan held the position of chief information officer (CIO), Visa International Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, Quinlan was responsible for all aspects of technology planning, systems development, and operations for Visa Asia Pacific and also had responsibility for client support services for Visa Asia Pacific. As part of the Visa Inc. merger, Quinlan led the global integration program to integrate Visa's regional IT organizations into the current Global IT function, including the establishment of Visa Inc.'s global technology hub in Singapore.
Prior to joining Visa in 2002, Quinlan was based in Sydney and held senior technology positions with Boral, Bay Networks, and Hypertec. Quinlan is currently based in Visa Inc.'s global headquarters in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Arjun Ramaraju heads the Engineering and Construction Industry Business globally for Wipro. He has been part of the Energy, Natural Resources and Utilities Business Unit from its inception in 1999.
In his 19 years at Wipro, Ramaraju has formed part of several key long-standing customer relationships. He currently has Global P & L responsibilities for the engineering and construction business within Wipro.
In his early Wipro years, from 1994 to 2000, Ramaraju played a key role in several engagements with GE in India, the US, and the UK. Since then he has played a lead role in several startups at Wipro. He formed part of the original core team that setup the initial set of oil & gas and utility accounts in Europe. In 2004 he set up and led the Shell account globally for Wipro, overseeing a team of 1000+ consultants across 27 countries and in six Shell businesses. In 2010 he established the Oil and Gas Consulting business for ENU and in 2011 led the acquisition and integration of SAIC’s Energy business into Wipro and also setup the Mining Industry vertical.
Graham Robinson has 25 years of experience in the construction and engineering sector. He is currently the director of Global Construction Perspectives, the leading think tank for the global construction and engineering industry, and is a global business consultant at Pinsent Masons LLP. He is also the author of the Global Construction 2025 report, sponsored by global leaders in the construction and engineering industry. Previously, Graham was a director of the renowned Centre for Strategic Studies in Construction within the School of Construction Management and Engineering at the University of Reading.
Prior to joining Chicken of the Sea, David Roszmann was a principle with the Boston Consulting Group for 6 years, specializing in consumer goods and corporate transformations. Previous experience includes 13 years in the US Air Force as an F-16 fighter pilot. During his Air Force career, Roszmann served in a variety of capacities, including personal assistant to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense; deputy command of the US Air Force’s Global Crisis Response center; planning and budgeting for a $100M+ flying training program; speechwriter and strategy officer for the Office of the Chief of Staff of the US Air Force; and member of an F-16 airshow demonstration team.
Roszmann holds a BS in computer science from the U.S. Air Force Academy. He also has a master’s degree in organizational management from The George Washington University and a master’s degree in military science and logistics from the US Marine Corps Command and Staff College.
John Scott is a senior vice president at UnitedHealth Group and the chief information officer for OptumRx where he is responsible for the technology portfolio strategy and planning, and the business system architecture, development and support as part of OptumRx’s leadership team. John also is a member of the information technology leadership team in UnitedHealth Group responsible for the overall strategy and support by IT of the Optum and UnitedHealthcare businesses.
Prior to joining UnitedHealth Group in 2011, John spent 25 years within the life sciences industry and held IT leadership roles at Amgen, Bayer, Wyeth and Glaxo. John holds various degrees and certifications including a BSCS from East Carolina University and a MBA from Campbell University.
Paul Saffo is a forecaster with more than two decades experience helping corporate and governmental clients understand and respond to the dynamics of large-scale, long-term change. He is a co-founder and Managing Director of Foresight at Discern Analytics and teaches at Stanford in the engineering school. Saffo is also a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council, and a Fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences. Saffo holds degrees from Harvard College, Cambridge University, and Stanford University.
Mike Sicilia leads Oracle’s Primavera Global Business Unit (GBU), one of six self-contained global business units at Oracle. The Primavera GBU was formed when Oracle acquired Primavera Systems, Inc. in November 2008, and focuses on enterprise project portfolio management solutions for project-intensive industries. As senior vice president and general manager, Sicilia is responsible for sales, product strategy, research and development, consulting, and operations. He has held leadership positions in product development, sales, and professional services, and in the last several years, in executive management. Sicilia possesses a unique blend of skills including core technologies, EPPM business processes and sales execution, product strategy, and customer relationship-building.
Mark Sunday is chief information officer and senior vice president at Oracle, responsible for the information technology infrastructure used across the company globally. Sunday’s responsibilities have also included the operational infrastructure for Oracle's on-demand product offerings. Prior to joining Oracle in 2006, Sunday was senior vice president and chief information officer of Siebel Systems. With more than 30 years in the high technology industry, he has also served in various IT leadership positions at Motorola, ST Microelectronics, and Texas Instruments. Sunday holds a BSE from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Southern Methodist University. He served on the board of Altiris (which was acquired by Symantec), and is also a trustee of the Utah Technology Council and Economic Development Corporation of Utah.
Stephan Tucker received his BS degree in mechanical engineering from California State University, Northridge in 1986. Upon graduation he began his professional career at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) where he worked a few years before returning to earn a MBA from Pepperdine University in 1993. In 2001, Tucker started working in LADWP’s capital improvement program management and project management where he was tasked with developing a more effective methodology for managing the water system’s capital program and individual projects. Currently, Tucker is the manager of project and construction management for the LADWP and is responsible for delivering a multi-billion dollar capital program.
Rene van Gelderen is head of IT and program management at Deli XL. A leading Dutch wholesale foodservice provider, Deli XL serves a customer base of 30,000 that includes hotels, restaurants, catering facilities, educational institutions, and hospitals, handling the majority of its 750,000 order lines per week and generating around 85 percent of its annual turnover, online.
Prior to joining Deli XL in 2001, van Gelderen worked with the Royal Ahold/Albert Heijn group, and brings with him several years of experience in both the B2C and B2B space. At Deli XL, he leads Deli XL’s ambitious Mercurius program that has seen the company transform and overhaul its legacy ERP, e-commerce and warehouse management systems, replacing these with SAP, Oracle ATG, and Manhattan Associates respectively. Deli XL’s ambition is to provide the best online food experience and make online the leading service channel. Providing an outstanding customer experience is crucial to achieving this ambition.
As senior vice president and general manager of Oracle Retail, Mike Webster leads the global business unit's solution groups, strategic planning, product development, sales, service, and support. He most recently served as senior vice president and general manager for NCR's retail and hospitality solutions.
Webster has held various senior management positions in business strategy, corporate communications, and government affairs during his more than 20-year tenure at NCR. He holds a bachelor's degree in management from the University of Dayton.