Bob is the Philadelphia-based lead principal in PwC’s US SAP Controls Solutions practice and is PwC's Global Alliance Partner for SAP in Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions. In this capacity, Bob directs our global teams in the development of tools, methodologies, marketing and training for SAP GRC solutions.
Bob has worked on large SAP business transformation projects, concentrating on transformation strategy, business case development and requirements, project risk mitigation, internal controls and security. Bob has supported clients in the ERP and systems integrator selection processes and counseled client executives and Boards of Directors on large ERP transformation projects. Bob has provided litigation support for two large multi-million dollar legal cases for trouble implementations where he shared his insights and recommendations on large project success and failure criteria. Bob has also provided independent feedback to clients on large business transformation projects, advising on overall readiness, implementation strategy, development methodology, service provider selection, outsourcing strategy, project governance and structure and improvement planning.
During his 18 year career Bob has helped many clients evaluate and improve their utilization of technology to support and enable business strategy, focusing on maximizing their investments in technology and automation. He has advised clients on SAP security, controls and GRC Access Controls and Process Controls solutions in a variety of industries including chemicals, industrial products, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, retail and consumer manufactures.
Bob recently spoke at the 2011 SAP GRC Insiders Event on the topic of SAP Governance, Risk and Compliance and co-presented with SAP America at the keynote address for this event. Bob also spoke at this year's Sapphire in Orlando on SAP security and controls -leading practices and GRC technologies.
Bob attended executive development programs at Insead Business School in France and the Anderson School at UCLA. He graduated with a BSBA in Finance from Villanova University where he frequently speaks on IT strategy and accounting information systems, and lectures as guest instructor at the Villanova School of Business.
Bob serves on the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia and on the IT Strategy Committee for the YMCAs of Philadelphia and Vicinity.