In the Black Partners

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Bryan R. Ferris

Partner

Overview

 
Bryan Ferris is a global technology executive with diverse business acumen who executes on commitments to reach multi-year business objectives.  He is adept at building strong relationships, change leadership, process re-engineering and transformation technology implementations.

 
Mr. Ferris built his professional foundation on twelve years as a design/manufacturing engineer, in the highly disciplined aviation industry.  This experience led to a business IT leadership focus with General Electric. During his 18 years in GE IT, he sought out diverse opportunities across the spectrum of business functions. With each opportunity, his leadership and technical expertise broadened while expanding his professional acumen over an array of businesses.

 
The combination of the extensive functional & technical expertise coupled with six sigma methodologies has afforded Mr. Ferris with detail insight into various critical business processes.  He has vast experience in process re-engineering across functional entities, resulting in significant savings, change management, productivity, and cycle time reductions.

 

Core Competencies

 

  • Digital Transformation
  • Strategic Planning
  • Enterprise Solution Implementation (ERP, PLM, BI, CRM)
  • Design Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Acquisition / Divestiture / Merger
  • Change Management
  • Cloud / Big Data / Analytics
  • Compliance (Sox, Trusted Source, Export Control, Iso9k, Iso2k), PMO, CoE,
  • Security, Program / Project Management
  • Budgeting


 

Drivers/Motivators

  • Driving technology-enabled strategic business digital transformation
  • Building strong B-B, B-V relationships to redefine engagements, cost models, leverage synergies
  • Growing business organically and inorganically (mergers/acquisitions and divestitures)
  • Recruiting, developing, retaining top talent and vendor/contract management aligned to technology roadmap & business success
  • Implementing robust infrastructure, architecture, governance, and security
  • Deep business transformation expertise through cutting edge digital technology
  • Successfully creates & translates strategic visions into effective execution and exceeds intended results
  • Drives revenue growth, reduces cycle times, increases margins and attains operational excellence.


Background

  •  GE, Power Conversion: Senior Leader, Engineering Design Tools and Automation
  • GE, Energy Management: CIO – Meters (business); Engineering, Sourcing
  • GE, Infrastructure:  Director - Program Management Office
  • GE, Infrastructure:  Director - IT Enterprise Applications Support
  • GE, Energy:  Director – IT Finance, Director – IT Field Service.