From the Diary Of

Andrew Scher

CIO, VP IT, VP IT Infrastructure. Talented tech leader and advisor, available to transform and operate IT.
A consummate IT professional, leader and advisor with pragmatic business approach and a leadership style that generates excitement and commitment, customer service and success. A Senior Information Technology leader with extensive experience in global project delivery. Broad experience as a senior-level enterprise executive, leading transformation, outsourcing, application development/support, infrastructure/cloud deployment and operations and compliance initiatives. Substantial expertise and experience as a provider of IT and business consulting services. Areas of focus include: IT Transformation (People, Process, Technology, Applications), Strategy, tactical implementation of ERP enablement, CIO services, and Program Management. Possess a Global Focus that facilitates broad successes. Proven at turning around stalled projects, building teams, and achieving cost take-out. Work experience includes developing and validating project plans, risk analysis, strong technical knowledge, process requirements analysis, data analysis, and test management. Oracle EBS experience includes: full life-cycle EBS programs (finance, procurement, supply chain), design and implementation of EBS in the cloud and upgrades. Other ERP experience includes SAP, JDE, Dynamics – upgrades, migrations and support. CIO Services experience includes: cost optimization, organization alignment, software and hardware asset management, license optimization, application rationalization, technical architecture/ infrastructure creation, review and deployment, disaster recovery planning, enterprise application integration, strategic planning and related leading-edge technologies. Vendor management: RFP management, vendor analysis and selection, contract negotiation.