Paul Szyarto

Paul Szyarto

Keynote Speaker

  • Founder of PS Group
  • Partner, Chief Strategy and Data Officer, Bold Worldwide
  • Chairman, DELCON Enterprises
  • Lecturer, Wharton Business School and Rutgers University

Paul Szyarto is an Oxford University and Wharton Business School educated expert in business operations and technology and has spent the last twenty years maximizing the bottom line of more than 1000 global companies including Microsoft, Goodyear, BP, GE, United Technologies, Kellogg, Alcoa, Autoliv, Darden, Yum, and many more from the Fortune 500 list by redefining how they operate in regards to people, processes, and technologies. He is an expert in the domains of Project/Program Management, Digital Transformation, ERP Architecture, and Corporate Finance Optimization. In addition, he has personally supported the development of more than 20 entrepreneurial assets with cumulative revenues exceeding $250 million. Paul is highly sought after for his speaking abilities with more than 200 events under his belt, and for his insight regarding business and digital transformation by hundreds of agencies including Fox, NBC, The NY Times, Reuters, The Inquirer, Digital Journal, Data IQ, and many more with impressions reaching millions.

Paul has been directly involved with more than 400 enterprise wide big data projects throughout the world focusing on ERP, PPM and Integration solutions, with more than 60 of them being SAP deployments. Some highlights include, Jacobs Engineering Group engaging with him to develop processes and a delivery management control solution responsible for the processes, cost controlling, safety, field operations, quality assurance, program management, and delivery of more than $12 billion in client capital. With Microsoft, Paul utilized his business knowledge and coordinated the development of a project controls system for Microsoft’s Datacenter Design Group to manage a $20 Billion datacenter development initiative to build 120 datacenters in various locations with the overall objective to manage over 1000 vendor organizations. When he was at Goodyear, he provided business management guidance and directed a global initiative over a 5-year period to manage the project management aspects for R&D and Global IT utilizing Microsoft’s EPM solution with bi-directional integration to internal systems and SAP. He was a Strategic Business Consultant for the U.S. Navy, providing logistics knowledge to guide the SAP implementation for a $7 Billion SAP initiative and with the U.S. Army with a $4 Billion SAP initiative.

Keynote Address: “It Begins with Courage”