Evan Sorensen is the founder and director of the New England Institute for Marriage and Family Therapy. After earning his MS Degree from Fuller Theological Seminary School of Psychology in 1995, Evan held clinical and executive leadership positions with well-known organizations in California and New Hampshire. Evan is currently an adjunct faculty professor for Providence College and Seminary – Graduate School of Counseling Psychology at the Calgary and Manitoba, Canada campuses.
Albert Soule is a business development leader. His career includes key positions within industry leading, technology organizations; Systems and Software Consortium, Integrated System Diagnostics, Software Engineering Institute, Arthur D. Little, Prime Computer and others. Professional growth was achieved through positions including Marketing Services Manager, Senior Product Manager, Product Director, Business Development Director, Senior Management Consultant and Account Director.
Sander Stockbroekx is an ambitious and motivated person who is eager to learn and to develop his entrepreneurial spirit. With substantial experience in managerial teamwork, leadership, strategic planning and creativity and a background in economy and entrepreneurship, Sander Stockbroekx is always looking for extraordinary people and extraordinary companies. Digital transformation is his sandbox. Because of his master’s in Business Innovation & Creative Entrepreneurship and his second masters Enterprise IT Architecture, gave him the knowledge of the theories and concepts to develop his own Intelligent Digital Transformation Model i.e. his own mental model. In order to transform organizations to reach the state of ‘Flow’, where they have statistically proven the highest success probability for their IT projects, as described by the Standish Group research.
Emmanuel Stockbroekx is a world class field hockey player. Emmanuel plays for KHC Dragons and the Belgian national team as a defender. Emmanuel is passioned about playing hockey for his country and creating the best team in the world. His teams have become European Champions, World Champions, and Vice Olympic Champion. His current team is invited to participant in the next Olympics in Japan. This team is a favorite to win the gold. Emmanuel is preparing for life after playing hockey by taking the Good Sponsor Mentor Course.
Wayne Strider is co-founder of Strider & Cline, Inc. He advises his clients nationwide on how to magnify their capability to build and deliver IT products and services to their customers.
Case Studies are projects that have been reviewed by The Standish Group advisory team. The review consisted of a profile with three prime areas, organization, project details, and resolution worksheets. The attributes of the profile include size, complexity, capabilities, industry, organization size, project geographic area, skill levels, and other critical attributes. The number attributes range from 75 to 100 unique items.
David Sturman is an experienced software developer and CTO with a proven track record of building and guiding smart, innovative and agile technical teams on the cutting edge of technology in rapid growth environments. He is able to function at all levels from strategy, to process, to architecture, to hands-on code development, and can bridge the gap between management and engineering. One of Mr. Sturman’s specialties is doing technology due diligence for organizations that are going through a major financial event such as a merger, acquisition, sale, or other type of event. David’s technical expertise in graphics, simulation, and visualization, as well as scalable internet technologies, but possesses skills that are relevant across most software and systems efforts. David was formally a Senior Director, Software Development at Audible, Inc. (Amazon). Dave worked CTO GenArts, Massive, and VP Software Development TheStreet.com. David received his PhD from MIT Media Labs and BS Computer Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Jeff Sutherland is CEO, Scrum, Inc. Scrum Inc. does Scrum training and publishing. As one of the inventors of Scrum, he is also chair of the Scrum Foundation and Senior Advisor and Agile Coach to Openview Venture Partners. Jeff started his career as a fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Force where he achieved Top Gun status in 1967 and flew 100 combat missions over North Vietnam. His last two tours of duty were at Stanford University where he received a M.S. in Statistics and the United States Air Force Academy where he taught Mathematics, Statistics, and Probability and a PHD from University of Colorado School of Medicine.
Minerva Tantoco is an Innovator, investor, startup founder, author, advisor, and speaker on Ethical AI, cybersecurity, fintech and healthtech. Tantoco served as New York City’s first-ever Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Based on her efforts, New York City was named "2016 Best Smart City" and helped launch initiatives such as LinkNYC, CSforAll, and Internet of Things Guidelines, as well as promoting an inclusive, equitable tech ecosystem. Ms. Tantoco also served as Senior Product Manager at Palm, Chief Technology Officer at Merrill Lynch and UBS, and holds four US patents on intelligent workflow.
Bob Taylor is an independent Computer Software Professional. Prior to launching his consulting practice, Bob was the Chief Technology Officer for HP’s Business Critical Server Division. Bob also held senior research positions specializing in database, message, and transaction systems at Compaq Computers, Tandem Computers, Digital Equipment, and Britton-Lee.