BTOES Enterprise Architecture Live - A Virtual Conference

The Largest Premier Gathering of Enterprise Architecture Leaders & Executives sharing key solutions to current & future challenges

Speakers

Rodney Leonard

Director, Global E2E Product Supply

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Eoin O'Reilly

Head of Digital Automation

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Michael Hardie

DIrector, Operational Excellence

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Marcus Gropp

Managing Director & Head of Digital Transformation

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Robert Cartia

Vice President, Operational Excellence

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Michael Greenidge

IT Director, Enterprise Applications

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Hylton Southey

Managing Director LeanIX US

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Rodney Leonard

Director, Global E2E Product Supply, Johnson & Johnson

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES 2020)

Thursday 26th March 2020 | 12:00 - 12:30 pm

Biography

APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), ASQ Certified Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE), and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt (LSSMBB) with 25+ years of experience in the total Supply Chain; including Manufacturing, Distribution/Logistics, Procurement, Quality, and Customer Service. Currently serving as Johnson & Johnson's Operating System Global Deployment Lead.

Eoin O'Reilly

Head of Digital Automation, MetLife

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES 2020)

Wednesday 25th March 2020 | 13:30 - 15:30 pm

Biography

Eoin O’Reilly is vice president and head of digital automation in MetLife’s digital office group. He is responsible for reimagining its operational processes through the implementation of large scale and complex digital transformation initiatives across the organization. 

In this role, Eoin leads a global team that designs and delivers solutions for MetLife’s new business and underwriting, policy administration, claims, and finance functions through automation and other innovative technologies. He has overseen the assessment and early introduction of robotic process automation capabilities within MetLife, and more recently supporting its deployment of artificial intelligence.

Since joining MetLife in 1998, Eoin has held a variety of positions within business, digital and technology areas, identifying and implementing numerous technologies that contributed to significant revenue and cost savings. He was previously a leader in the process excellence group, with responsibility for identifying and developing process improvements for its operations around the world. Before joining this team, he held progressively larger roles in information technology program management, developing core applications across functions and lines of business.


Eoin holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from Dublin City University, and an MBA from Rutgers University.


Michael Hardie

DIrector, Operational Excellence, General Motors

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES18)

Thursday 15th March 2018 | 15:20 - 15:50 pm

Biography

Marcus Gropp

Managing Director & Head of Digital Transformation, Klöckner Shared Services GmbH

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES 2020)

Wednesday 25th March 2020 | 12:00 - 13:30 pm

Biography

Marcus has been working at Klöckner since February 2019. The Digital Transformation Department is a Shared Service Center and offers Solutions and Servicesfor Logistics, Operations, eCommerce, CRM, Procurement and Process Management.

Main business fields are optimization of Logistiscs and Operations, strengthen Digitalization and drive process automatization within the value chain. Marcus holds a Diploma in Business Adminsitration from the Catholic University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt.

Before he joined Klöckner he was Managing Director for eCommerce Solutions at FIEGE Logistics and the Westphalia Datalab in Müster. Marcus started his career after University at Arvato AG in the CRM Solutions Unit. Main interests of Marcus are Photography, Sketching, Cross-Fit, Arts and Architecture.

Robert Cartia

Vice President, Operational Excellence, Global Container Terminals

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES 2020)

Thursday 21st March 2019 | 14:15 - 14:45 pm

Biography

Background                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Rob serves as the Vice President- Global Operational Excellence for Global Container Terminals reporting directly to the CEO and Board of Directors. In addition, Rob is the Chief Executive Officer of Detailed Logic Group, LLC. He provides the vision and direction of the Detailed Logic Group performance improvement methodology, educational workshops, coaching and consulting services. Prior to founding Detailed Logic Group, LLC and his leadership position with Global Container Terminals, Rob held leadership roles across multiple industries within Fortune 500 companies such as: Sony, PepsiCo, Allegheny Technologies Inc., GE, and Johnson Controls International. Over two decades of experience driving Operational Excellence and Business Transformation has resulted in over one billion dollars of organizational cost savings and generated revenue. He is a subject matter expert (SME) in Lean, Critical Problem Solving, Six Sigma, Strategy Deployment, Reliability Centered Maintenance, Change Acceleration, Enterprise Operation / Business Systems and Business Operating Models.

A current C-suite operational excellence executive, Rob’s primary industry background centers on manufacturing (technology) and service based environments. He has held positions including Reliability Engineer, Production Manager, Lean-Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Director- Strategy Deployment, Director- Strategy Deployment & Product Technology Leadership, and Executive Director / Interim Vice President- Global Business Operations. He was instrumental with the design, development, and implementation of new production lines and plant start-ups in both domestic and international locations. Additionally, Rob served in the United States Air Force where he was assigned globally in high-pressure assignments.

 

Experience                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Rob’s broad industry experience includes assignments in the Aerospace, Electronics, Bottling, Metals, Transportation, Energy, Automotive, and Container industries. He has delivered organizational value through an intense focus on Strategy Execution, Critical Problem Solving, Risk Reduction and Sustainment, and Change Acceleration within challenging environments.

One of the Six Sigma initiatives for which Rob was responsible was requisition to platform process which facilitates company new product launches. This initiative was a critical component of the company’s process-improvement program and represented 1 of 40 big processes throughout a Fortune 5 company. Results included: 80% system reuse, 6 month reduction in cycle, and a 35% reduction in sole-source suppliers and overtime.

 

Key Skills                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Rob focuses on accelerating organizational speed and efficiency via partnership and key problem solving capabilities to resolve critical business challenges. He functions as a subject matter expert (SME) and strategic business partner to organizational executive leadership teams across the business value chain focused on execution of renewed business strategy.

 

Thought Leader                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Rob is an energetic motivational speaker and is an accomplished communicator.                                            

Rob has made significant intellectual contributions in the areas of Performance Improvement, Operational Excellence, Strategy Execution, Reliability Centered Maintenance, Supply Chain Optimization, Engineering & Product Development, Enterprise Operating / Business Systems and Business Operating Models. His ability to stay ahead of the latest trends in Strategy Execution, Business Transformation and Process Innovation has Rob frequently asked to deliver keynote addresses to organizations such as NASA and the United States Air Force. Rob is a two time published author and the developer of the Machine Order of Analysis©, Cause and Effect Check Sheet©, Strategy to Execution Maturity Model, and the Four Phase Approach to Competitive Advantage.   

 

Education                                                                                                                                                                                                              Rob holds a MBA with a concentration in Operations & Strategy and a MIT Sloan Executive Education certification in Strategy & Innovation. 

Michael Greenidge

IT Director, Enterprise Applications, MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES 2020)

Wednesday 20th March 2019 | 12:15 - 14:00 pm

Biography

Michael Greenidge is the IT Director/Sector Manager of Enterprise Applications at MIT Lincoln Laboratory in Lexington, Massachusetts.  In his role, Michael provides strategic leadership and directions for developing, implementing, and supporting enterprise business applications.

Since joining MIT Lincoln Laboratory in 2009, Michael has contributed to a numerous improvement initiatives.  Most recently, successfully directing a major initiative to move the Laboratory’s ERP environment to a modern platform in the Cloud.  In his current role, he also serves as one of the leaders for the overall Laboratory Digital Enterprise Transformation program, where he is partnering with the Business Transformation Office to simplify processes, modernize business applications, and build an integrated data architecture.

Michael has nearly 30 years of experience implementing and deploying global and enterprise-wide business applications.  Throughout his career, he has effectively applied his business and technical leadership to transform business application landscapes in support of an organization mission.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Rice University, a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Texas Southern University and an MBA from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Hylton Southey

Managing Director LeanIX US, LeanIX GmbH

BTOES Enterprise Architecture Live - A Virtual Conference

Tuesday 14th July 2020 | 10:00 - 10:45 am

Biography

Hylton Southey is Managing Director of the U.S. at LeanIX. Southey leads a growing in-market team, supporting LeanIX’s rapid expansion in the region and fueling long-term strategic growth for the company.

Southey has nearly 20 years of experience leading high-growth technology sales organizations and operations teams. Prior to LeanIX, he spent 10 years at Mimecast, where he served as Vice President of Business Development and VP of North American Sales.