Grant Sullivan and Greg Foran - Career Advice I’d Give My Younger Self
This will be a session you will not want to miss!This will be a unique opportunity for new professionals to join us for an interactive discussion. Participants will be given the opportunity to learn more about Greg and Grant's start in the IT world, what are lessons they have learned over the years, and what advice would they give to new professionals in our industry. And yes, at the end we will allow for questions from the audience!
Grant Sullivan leads the Atlantic Global Delivery Center for CGI with over 400 staff serving global clients in Canada, US and Europe. Grant has over 15 years’ experience selling and delivering large scale remote delivery engagements including several account management and business development roles. Prior to CGI, Grant was a Director at Keane responsible for several large outsourcing teams. In 2001 Grant owned and operated his own software company building software for the utilities industry. Grant has worked as a Project Manager with MacDonald Dettwiller developing emerging defense technologies and has served in Canada’s Navy as a Combat Systems Engineer. Grant is active in the community as a board member of local firms and as a part time Faculty member at Dalhousie University. Grant is an Industrial Engineer and a Project Management Professional with an MBA and a Masters in Electronic Commerce.
Greg Foran is currently Vice President of Healthcare and Life Sciences and Global Delivery with NTT DATA Inc. NTT DATA is a global provider of business and IT consulting services with over 75,000 employees worldwide. Mr. Foran holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a Major in Information Systems from St. Francis Xavier University. Over the past 19 years, Mr. Foran has held progressive roles within consulting firms, including software developer, team lead, project manager and program manager across a variety of industries such as financial services, manufacturing, retail, healthcare and life sciences. Currently, Mr. Foran is one of three executives that leads Global Delivery for NTT DATA’s Healthcare and Life Sciences vertical in North America which is a team made up of 1500 consultants across the globe. He also leads NTT DATA’s Halifax Delivery Center where over 800 consultants currently provide service to customers all over North America on a daily basis.