Accelerating Transformation In your Organization
CIO Panel Discussion – “Accelerating Transformation In your Organization”
IT Executives discuss being a successful leader in today's dynamic business world. It is a call for constant change and adaptation to continually meet the needs of the business. What are the practical approaches for helping the team accelerate and embrace change?
Scott Frisbie, CIO BlueLine Rental
Scott Frisbie began his IT career as a consultant, spending nine years in the systems consulting divisions of Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen in Houston. As an EY manager, Scott led the development of an equipment rental application for PRIME Equipment, a Houston-based company which later merged with RSC Equipment Rental. As RSC's CIO for 12 years, he managed a 50-person IT Department for a 5000-employee equipment rental firm with 450-plus locations across the United States and Canada. RSC was the second-largest company in the North American equipment rental industry, exceeding $1.5 billion in annual revenue.
Last July Scott joined BlueLine Rental, another equipment rental company with 2000 employees, as its CIO.
Susan Morgan, Partner Holloman&Morgan LLC
Susan Morgan has over 25 years of diversified marketing and consulting experience specializing in oil & gas, international marketing, product marketing, research, strategy, and sales.
Most recently she was the Director of Oil & Gas for the Global Oracle Practice where she directed operations of the largest practice with the group including sales, project delivery, solution development, and partner management. As Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Cap Gemini, Morgan directed marketing organization of all business lines, sectors, and 35 U.S. cities. As Senior Vice President of Marketing for Paradigm she led Product Marketing of over 100 software applications. Morgan has worked for a diverse set of companies such as Seismic Reservoir 2020, Schlumberger, and Halliburton (Landmark Graphics). She has published papers on the use of information technology in the business environment and is regular speaker in oil & gas conferences. Susan received her BSEE from the University of Florida and an MBA from the University of Louisiana- Lafayette.
Navid Gardooni, CIO ALN Partners
Navid Gardooni has 23 years of IT leadership experience, driving enterprise value creation by targeting and executing IT initiatives that create revenue growth and operational efficiencies.
Panelists are Subject to Change
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