Meet the team

Meet the Team

The Enterprisers Project team includes the editorial team, the Community Contributor Collaborative, and a select group of CIOs and IT executives we call Enterprisers.

Editorial Team

Ginny Hamilton

As community manager for The Enterprisers Project, Ginny Hamilton helps build the site's community of CIOs, IT leaders, and readers. She is responsible for helping tell the stories of leading IT executives – showcasing the projects, experiences, and challenges they're facing in their roles as IT leaders.

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Laurianne McLaughlin

Laurianne McLaughlin is Content Director for The Enterprisers Project, delivering analysis and advice for the IT leadership community. Previously, she served as Editor-in-Chief at InformationWeek.com and Managing Editor at CIO.com. 

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Carla Rudder

Carla Rudder is a writer and editor for The Enterprisers Project. As content manager, she enjoys bringing new authors into the community and helping them craft articles that showcase their voice and deliver novel, actionable insights for readers.  

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Community Contributor Collaborative

The Community Contributor Collaborative represents our most trusted and committed contributors.

Bob Kantor

As an IT Management Consultant and IT Leadership Coach, Bob Kantor enables IT projects to get done faster, at lower cost, and with less risk. He helps IT managers and teams get more done while improving user relationships and reducing organizational conflict.

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Cedric Wells

Cedric Wells is a Millennial IT executive and tech optimist who's passionate about people and diversity. He previously served as Director of IT Business Solutions responsible for corporate IT at Flooid. Cedric has an entrepreneurial spirit and is most excited about technologies involving edge computing, AI, and cloud.

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Dan Roberts

Dan Roberts is CEO of Ouellette & Associates Consulting, which develops the human side of technology.

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David Egts

David Egts is the Chief Technologist of Red Hat’s North America Public Sector organization where he directs a global team of technical experts and field product management to help government clients improve service delivery the open source way.

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Drew Bird

Drew Bird, MSc, MA, and author of "The Leader’s Guide To Emotional Intelligence," is a coach, trainer, facilitator and speaker. He is founder of The EQ Development Group.

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Eric Brown

Eric D. Brown, D.Sc. is a consultant specializing in the intersection of data, marketing and IT. In his consulting practice, Eric works with organizations around the world assisting them in understanding how to find value in data and technology. You can read more about Eric and his work on his personal blog.

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Eveline Oehrlich

Eveline Oehrlich is an industry analyst, author, speaker and business advisor focused on digital transformation. Eveline is the Chief Research Analyst at DevOps Institute where she leads the research and analysis for the Upskilling: Enterprise DevOps Skills Report and other research projects.

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Ganes Kesari

Ganes Kesari is an entrepreneur, AI thought leader, author, and TEDx speaker. He co-founded Gramener, where he heads Data Science Advisory and Innovation. He advises executives of large organizations on data-driven decision making.

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Isaac Sacolick

Isaac Sacolick, President of StarCIO, guides companies through smarter, faster, innovative, and safer digital transformation programs that deliver business results.

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Jonathan Feldman

Jonathan Feldman, CIO for the city of Asheville, N.C., is an award winning CIO, speaker, and writer. He was named a top CIO to follow by the Huffington Post and was honored with a Frost & Sullivan CIO Impact Award.

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Mark Runyon

Mark Runyon works as a principal consultant for Improving. For the past 20 years, he has designed and implemented innovative technology solutions for companies in the finance, logistics, and pharmaceutical space.

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Melissa Swift

Melissa Swift leads Korn Ferry’s Digital Transformation Advisory for North America and Global Accounts.

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Michael Walker

Mike Walker is the Senior Director and Global Lead for Red Hat’s Open Innovation Labs, whose mission is to accelerate innovative business solutions and team transformations, the open source way.

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Rich Theil

Rich Theil

Rich helps IT Leaders fix Agile teams burdened by inadequate Product Management and broken business partner relationships. Prior to starting The Noble Foundry, Rich spent 12 years as CIO for a large, scrappy, and aggressive non-profit in Cincinnati. Additionally, Rich spent seven years at P&G in Information Technology.

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Meet the Enterprisers

Today CIOs must guide their organizations in ways that remove barriers to growth, inspire innovation, and create new business opportunities. We call these CIOs Enterprisers.