Member-At-Large; Advisory Board @ Chicago CIO Leadership Association (ChicagoCIO)
SVP and CIO @ Whirlpool Corporation
Masters of Science @
Penn State University
Highly experienced senior IT leader with a proven record of directing and leading successful delivery of cross-functional programs and technology initiatives. Detail-oriented professional consistently recognized for improving organizational effectiveness and efficiency in both technical and operational incumbencies. A builder of high-performance teams and a natural motivator who thrives in environments requiring both a big-picture strategist and an
Highly experienced senior IT leader with a proven record of directing and leading successful delivery of cross-functional programs and technology initiatives. Detail-oriented professional consistently recognized for improving organizational effectiveness and efficiency in both technical and operational incumbencies. A builder of high-performance teams and a natural motivator who thrives in environments requiring both a big-picture strategist and an execution-oriented tactician. Exceptional leadership that aligns business processes, IT infrastructure, and technical operations to realize cost savings, accelerate performance, and sustain strategic flexibility. Focused on growing revenues and elevating organizational productivity through efficiency and technical infrastructure. Versed in executive-level leadership and administration, with expert knowledge of business continuity, strategic planning, and implementation of upgrades / new technologies. Technically savvy and a quick study in emerging technology, able to quickly assess and utilize the appropriate response to meet the specific needs of the business requirement at hand.
Global IT Compliance Leader, CIO for Internal Functions and IT Transformation Productivity Program L @ Leveraging digital platforms / technologies to drive productivity ($76 Million); Driving value, efficiencies and increased insights for core functions (Finance, Legal, HR, Communications, Customer Service and M&S); Ensuring compliance is designed into IT solutions.
• Driving productivity and improving workflow and efficiency by leveraging technologies / platforms such as Azure, Hana, Salesforce.com Service Cloud, Social Media tools, Adobe Digital and others across DuPont and Internal Functions.
• Driving productivity improvements such as end-to-end customer onboarding cycle time using technology to improve cash inflow / DSO working capital benefit.
• Driving function integration, end-to-end data flow and use of systems / platforms, such as Workday and Salesforce.com. From January 2015 to Present (1 year) Global Data, Business Insight, & Analytics Leader @ Sponsoring and driving initiatives that enable differentiated value for businesses, functions and regions through the use of data, business insight, and analytics – price, revenue, and cost reductions. Leading a step change in master data management by establishing the foundation for master data discipline across the enterprise. From January 2013 to January 2015 (2 years 1 month) Global IT Strategy & Planning, Organization Development & Compliance Leader @ Drove policy & regulatory compliance, by building controls into applications and systems for all new activities, while enabling information management, privacy and controls effectiveness for on-going operations. Led closed loop, collaborative and transparent process from strategy develop through formation of yearly critical objectives. From 2012 to 2013 (1 year) CIO Crop Protection Business @ Developed and optimized the talent of a global IT team for a $3B business to deliver an integrated IT strategy consistent with the DuPont IT direction. Maintained superior revenue growth through innovation in business, customer, market insight, anti-counterfeit technology, and digital eMarketing. Managed industry-leading productivity through IT Initiatives and support of business productivity initiatives, enabling competitive cost, cash, and customer service through eBusiness, business planning tools, visibility to supply chain, and manufacturing global metrics. From October 2010 to 2012 (2 years) Crop Protection Global Marketing & Sales IT Leader & US Regional CIO @ Supported top line growth by developing and driving IT strategies and projects through the support of information, data, and process integration across the organization. Created value for US Crop Protection business via the use of information technology to support business plans, accurately capturing requirements, and developing business cases for action. Maintained delivery of innovative IT solutions enabling marketing and sales growth in emerging markets. From October 2009 to October 2010 (1 year 1 month) Asia Pacific Application Solutions Delivery Manager & Regional Multi-Business IT Leader @ Set the direction of Applications, Delivery of IT solutions, and Application support for the Asia-Pacific region, delivering business supply chain and marketing & sales business process integration through appropriate IT system architecture. Set the vision and provided overall leadership for the Asia Pacific IT SAP and eCollaboration teams, integrating business processes into the defined IT architecture. Provided leadership over the implementation of innovative IT solutions across the business to meet various regional business complexities and demands of the business units, providing overall leadership, guidance, and coaching to the individual business unit IT leaders. From 2006 to 2009 (3 years) SingaporeLeveraged Operations Six Sigma Black Belt @ Led cost savings projects, ensuring quality, and on time delivery, as well as reduction in overall cost. Led business unit specific projects that spanned multiple organizations and functions. From 2005 to 2006 (1 year) Manager Organization Development and Collaboration @ Managed dual accountability to the IT Communication & Collaboration Organization as well as to the Operations IT Organization. Supported Chief Information Officer and his Senior Leadership Team, planning and facilitating senior leadership team meetings, continuously improving and managing the senior IT leadership development programs, and improving the Knowledge Management and Collaboration strategy for global IT organization. From 2003 to 2005 (2 years) Corporate SAP Release Manager @ Supported SAP program implementations by collaborating with project leads to identify, resolve, and manage project-specific issues, coordinating delivery of SAP services, and maintaining “best practice” templates and quick start guides. Participated in the development and maintenance of governance processes around issue and risk management, scope change, and quality control. From 2002 to 2003 (1 year) Packing & Industrial Polymers (P&IP) Business IT Leader & P&IP IT Operations Manager @ Managed IT projects for business services workgroups, enabling business growth through IT solutions and influencing change by utilizing strong communication and interpersonal skills, and interacting with all levels of the organization. Collaborated with IT alliance partners, leveraged service providers, and third-party vendors to define project scope, deliverables, and timetables in order to achieve defined project objectives. From 2000 to 2002 (2 years)
Master of Business Administration (MBA) @ Drexel UniversityMasters of Science, Management Information Systems @ Penn State UniversityBachelor of Science, Computer Science @ Indiana University of Pennsylvania Danielle Brown is skilled in: Program Management, Portfolio Management, Global Leadership, Master Data, Master Data Management, Professional Mentoring, Business Partner Relations, Technology Enabled Business Transformation, Strategic Technology Planning, Talent Management, Compliance Management, Technology Integration, Data Integration, Data Analysis, IT Solutions, Organizational Leadership, Strategic Service Delivery, Optimizing Performance
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