CIO Advisory, Managing Director, KPMG
Jason is a Managing Director in KPMG’s CIO Advisory practice, focusing on Technology Business Management (TBM) and ways to “run IT as a business”, particularly through financial transparency. He has spent his entire career serving as a strategic adviser and management consultant to the offices of the CIO and CFO. Jason is able to provide the combination of delivering hands-on system implementation, managing teams of technical and functional staff, advising the highest levels of IT leadership, and communicating with the key business and finance stakeholders.
Jason has been recognized and published in the areas of IT Financial Management (ITFM) & Chargeback, IT Service Management (ITSM) & Service Portfolios, Organizational Design & Governance, ERP integration, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Vendor Selection/Evaluations, Business Cases & ROI calculation, Business Intelligence, and IT Outsourcing Strategy/Management.
Professional and Industry Experience
- Rationalized a $1.1 Billion IT services portfolio for a large insurance carrier and identified key services for detailed costing and chargeback analysis leading to generation of showback invoices. Calculated the full cost of the IT services and built a complex costing model to be implemented in an IT costing solution.
- Implemented a TBM solution for a large bank enabling better financial transparency of IT spending, Application TCO and Run vs Change costs.
- Developed an Enterprise Application Strategy evaluating the benefits, risks and costs of implementing various scenarios of a single global strategy of either Oracle or SAP. This included the areas of finance, procurement, manufacturing and business intelligence.
- Led the development of an IT strategy to support the business strategies, determining the implications for IT requirements, assessing the current state IT environment, aligning IT initiatives with the business needs, defining a high-level IT architecture and developing the migration plan.
- Advised to two composite packaging manufacturers in their pending merger discussions regarding the most appropriate ERP strategy and vendor for the future integrated company, evaluating the two incumbent ERP packages of JD Edwards and SAP.