Barbara Dossetter

Managing Director, Advisory Services, CIO Connect

Executive Advisor to C level executives (CEO, CIO, CMO, CFO) and their direct reports in AsiaPac, UK/Europe, South Africa and North America specialising in leveraging technology.

Conference chair, very experienced conference speaker (achieving annual score of 3.9 out of 4) in AsiaPac, North America, UK and Europe, covering Strategy, Leadership and Governance with topics as diverse as Technology in Business including in such areas as Leading Women in Information Management, IS Services in Transition, the leveraging of disruptive technologies in the C Suite and the challenges in Strategic Sourcing and Vendor Management.

Programme Director for projects as diverse as sourcing and software selection, leadership development, executive coaching, IT strategy, sourcing strategy, organisation transformations, project implementation process from business case to deployment and business value realisation, communication with the business, and within IT, future directions of technology and how businesses can exploit the opportunities.

Implemented more than 500 ERP systems as Programme Director, Project Manager or subject matter expert on three continents.

Managed client focused groups achieving a 85% reference rate and 97% renewal rate. Successfully turned around failing company and practices with a combination of strategy and delivery competence.

At VP level, she has extensive experience in creating and improving consulting practices, achieving new business revenue and staff utilisation targets, demonstrating the ability to establish, define, develop, motivate and lead successful IT practices, projects and teams in both ERP implementation and bespoke software development organisations.