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With $18 billion in annual revenue -- and growth that's tripled over recent years -- Global Partners is no stranger to accelerating the pace of its enterprise technology, but that wasn't always the case. Just four years ago leadership realized that it had reached a tipping point in its business where information technology needed to be managed much more strategically than it had been previously. It was time for an information technology transformation.

10/15/2014
When: Wednesday, October 15th
5:30-8:30 PM
Where: Seattle Yacht Club
1807 E. Hamlin Street
Seattle, WA  98112
Presenter: Ken Piddington, CIO, MRE Consulting
Contact: Seattle SIM
206-795-0457


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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The IT Transformation Journey
Ken Piddington, CIO, MRE Consulting

5:30--8:30 pm Dinner Event (*4:30 Taste of RLF Pre-Event)
Seattle Yacht Club

With $18 billion in annual revenue -- and growth that's tripled over recent years -- Global Partners is no stranger to accelerating the pace of its enterprise technology, but that wasn't always the case.  Just four years ago leadership realized that it had reached a tipping point in its business where information technology needed to be managed much more strategically than it had been previously.  It was time for an information technology transformation.

Join Ken Piddington as he describes the information technology transformation journey that he lead for Global Partners.  He will discuss the business drivers, the IT transformation roadmap and key components of the IT transformation.

Speaker:  Ken Piddington, CIO, MRE Consulting

Ken Piddington joined Global Partners as the firm’s first-ever CIO four years ago.  Fortune magazine featured his work in this piece: Global Partners CIO Helps Company Go From $6B In Revenues To $18Billion In Four Years.

 

  

 

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Taste of RLF (Regional Leadership Forum) / Information Session

We are also a having a special pre-event this month related to the SIM's Regional Leadership Forum (RLF) and becoming a SIM member. Anyone in attendance for this event will be provided with complimentary drinks during the professional networking time, compliments of SIM National.
This event is geared to provide you with information about the RLF and its quest to develop authentic IT Leaders. It is an innovative 10 month program based on experiences, relationships and leadership concepts that will ensure your IT organization is ready for the “Future of IT”. We will also share why becoming a SIM member has made a difference in your professional life.


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