Solutions that Endure
The following is a small sampling of those who have served our firm as either Core Team members or as Associates
in our almost three decades of existence. The descriptions outline their early career backgrounds and have been reviewed and authorized
by each listed individual prior to inclusion here.
- P. Andrew (Andy) Amstutz – 16+ years with IBM; co-founder of a successful software
firm; 5+ years as a SCC Sr. Partner.
- W. Curtis (Curt) Francis – senior strategy and operating executive at AMD, Sun Microsystems,
Quantum, and Phoenix Technologies. Now a strategy consultant and Adjunct Professor at Menlo College.
- Takeo T. (Tak) Hirai – Director
of Int’l IT for Lam Research; 20+ years as a Sr. Partner in our firmJoseph T. Hootman – Pres & CEO of Remote Computing Corp.,
Director of IT Consulting at SRI.
- Dirk Hughes-Hartogs, Ph.D. – inventor of what is now referred to as OFDM, globally respected expert
in advanced telecommunications.
- Gopal K. Kapur – founder of the Center for Project Management, CEO of FamilyGreenSurvival, Inc.
David Key – Ernst & Young; founder of two successful software services firms.
- Dr. Judith J. Lee - Dr. Judy Lee currently is an
Associate Professor at Golden Gate University where she chairs the Operations and IT Management department.
- Keith Mangold - expert
in (1) cross-organizational process reengineering, integration, and optimization, (2) change control and release procedures.
- J. Earl Medeiros – Sr. Exec for Infrastructure at Intel.
- Patrick J. O’Haren – Booz, Allen & Hamilton; served for twelve years
as CIO of Nat’l Semiconductor Corp.
- Charles C. Oldenburg, Ph.D. – Chevron’s first and longest serving CIO.
- Paul P. Osborn – 17 years
at Raychem; served as their Co-CIO for much of that time.
- Michael M. Roberts – first President of ICANN (Internet Corporation for
Assigned Names and Numbers).
- Theophil (Theo) Schaeffer – sr. IT exec for Xerox, Mitsubishi (US), Fujitsu (US), Hyundai (US).
- Milo Sprague –
Current CTO of Silicon Valley Bank; 16 years in various IT leadership roles at Morgan Stanley.
- James P. Ware, Ph.D. – HBS faculty;
Partner at Nolan, Nortan & Company; VP at Unisys Corporation, founder of The Future of Work.
- Charles Cresson Wood – SRI Int’l
as sr. Information Security Consultant; author of 375+ articles and books on Info. Security.
- Pete Bates - Before joining SCC, Pete's long career in Information Technology included serving as CIO for Espirit and Business Land as
well as Director of the IT Division of Raychem Corporation.
- Edward G. dePaschalis – CIO of Levi Strauss, Target Corp., Shaklee, North
American Philips-Electronics; one of the fourteen original Renaissance CIOs; co-creator of the modern UPC/Bar-Code; 19+ years as a
Sr. Partner in our firm, good friend, much-missed co-worker.
- Ralph Disney, Ph.D. – globally respected expert on Queuing Networks;
Prof. at Texas Tech.
- Gerald M. Hoffman, Ph.D. – EVP & Gen’l Mgr. of Amoco Computer Services Company .
- Melvin P. Peisakoff, Ph.D. –
Created the corporate function and served as first CIO for Rockwell, Int’l, Statewide CIO for University of California, CIO of Educational
Testing Service; possibly the most dangerous “sleepy academic” that ever lived.
- S.S. (Tim) Tyler – 15+ years as a sr. exec at IBM;
founder of Singer Information Services Company; developer of our business model and co-founder of our firm, a true gentlemen.
- P. Duane
(Dewey) Walker – author of IBM’s Business Systems Planning (BSP) methodology; guided development of IBM’s Enterprise Architecture
concept (John Zachman reported to Dewey), first and longest-serving CIO for Humana, major contributor to the founding of our firm.
Deceased but Fondly Remembered