Q: How long have you been involved with The Open Group?
I have been involved as a member with The Open Group for six months so far, although I knew about it before that.
Q. What do you do, and how long have you been doing it?
I am working in Business and Technology Management for more than 30 years, at executive levels at companies such as IBM and PwC. Currently as a Director at Together Business and Consulting with focus on IT Transformation. Have performed this work at different countries in Latin America and also in Australia.
Q: Why did your organization become a member of The Open Group IT4IT™™ Forum and what does your involvement look like?
We are helping our customers to transform themselves into the Digital World and found IT4IT an excellent blueprint to frame the IT Transformation.
We are getting involved in the IT Reference Operating Model group and learning from the collective experience of the participating professionals.
Q: How has membership in The Open Group benefited you, your organization and the industry at large?
As I mentioned above, I found The Open Group an independent and unbiased place to interchange experiences and ideas among a group of very professional and knowledgeable people. The Open Group is also a place to help to shape the industry to address the needs of our customers. This is very important when you are in countries like Argentina.
Q: What contributions do you hope to bring to The Open Group?
I hope that I can bring an Argentinian/Latin America IT industry perspective to The Open Group.
Q: Why is it important for other organizations to join The Open Group?
Because it is a great way to learn and contribute to standards and knowledge for the IT Industry in a professional and vendor neutral environment.
Q: What are your hobbies?
When time allows, I like to do Road-Tripping including some off-road and overlanding.
Q: What book are you currently reading? Non fiction: "Technology Business Management - The four Value conversations CIOs must have with their business - Todd Tucker", and " Project to Product - Mik Kersten"
Fiction: The "Cementerio de los libros olvidados" serie from Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Q. What social networks do you belong to?
Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
Carlos Eduardo Sutton
More than 30 years working in Information Technology, Outsourcing and Management Consultancy, holding Management and Executive positions at Latin American and Global companies from the Financial Services, Communications, Airlines, Utilities, Government and Energy Sectors.
Currently, Director of IT Transformation at Together Business & Consulting advising large Latam Financial Services and Telecommunications companies in their Digital Transformation.
Previous 10 years as Business Unit Executive at IBM in charge Spanish South America Global Process Services (BPO) providing Human Resources, Finance and Administration and Customer Services to customers in USA, Europe (Spain) and Latin America from Delivery Centers at Argentina, Uruguay Peru and Brazil.
Previous 5 Years as a Director of PwC Consulting Services/IBM Business Consulting Services in the Systems Integration and Emerging Technologies practice
Previous 10 years as Vice President of a local (Argentina, Chile, Uruguay) Software and Services Solutions Company that represented IT Management and Systems Development Tools from MicroFocus, Candle Corporation, Sterling Software, Tivoli, Intersolv and Pansophic
5 years of overseas experience as Manager of IT Technical Services at Ampol (Oil Company) and Aetna/Prudential (Insurance) Sydney, Australia.
Education: Information Technology University Degree with postgraduate studies in Business Administration
Languages: Spanish and English