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"An Unbeatable Combination"

Originating Calendar ECE ILLINOIS Explorations
Speaker Northern Trust
Leonard Hardy
Director of Architecture and Innovation, Chief Architect
Date: 9/5/2018
Time: 5 p.m.
Location:

Grainger Auditorium, Room 1002 ECE Building

Event Contact:

Office of Advancement | 1070 ECE Building


Sponsor:

ECE ILLINOIS

Event Type: Seminar/Symposium
 

Abstract:
Northern Trust, one of the world’s largest and most influential financial companies, combines cutting edge and innovative technologies with stability to meet corporate, client and employee goals.  Our discussion will include Blockchain, Hybrid Cloud, Agile/Extreme development methodologies, Machine Learning/AI.

Bio:
Len, Director of Architecture and Innovation and the Chief Architect for Northern Trust, is responsible for development and implementation of IT solution and enterprise architecture strategies to unify and standardize deliverables across the Northern Trust’s global technology organization.

Recent and current initiatives:

  • Identifying technology innovation opportunities with Silicon Valley venture capitalists and technology startups.
  • Building a Devops culture across technology and the business while standing up a team to install configure and manage Pivotal Cloud Foundry utilizing Devops principles.
  • Evangelizing cloud-native, 12-factor application architecture to execute on Northern Trust's private cloud.
  • Developing and refining Northern Trust's 3-year Public Cloud Strategy.
  • Collaborating with capability architects to develop a business driven, 5-year, strategic plan for Northern Trust's most important business capabilities.

 

EXPLORATIONS | OPEN TO ALL | PIZZA RECEPTION TO FOLLOW TALK

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