Breakout: Contracting and Delivering Agile at Enterprise Scale

John Belden | Project Execution Advisory Service Leader | UpperEdge |

John Belden is the Project Execution Advisory Service Leader at UpperEdge and is responsible for helping companies maximize the value extracted from systems integrators and mitigate risks associated with IT enabled transformations.

Prior to joining UpperEdge, John was the Vice President of the Timken Company’s Project ONE. This $220M program is recognized as one of the most successful deployments of SAP at a global manufacturing company delivering benefits doubling from the original business case. Prior to leading Project ONE, John was VP Information Technology leading the organization through a globalization initiative, integrating major acquisitions and putting in place Timken’s own offshore development center in the late 90’s.
 
John earned his B.A in Mathematics from Hiram College and M.S. in Computer Science from Kent State.