Board of Advisers
S4E maintains an inner circle of knowledgeable and notable folks to challenge, contribute, and support S4E members, programs and intellectual property. The Board of Advisers includes a mix of practitioners, consultants, university professors, representatives of software vendors, representatives of related nonprofits, and government executives.
Brain Trust members expand the global reach and awareness of business class standards, their application, and their acceptance and offer case histories to the S4E Body of Knowledge.
Brain Trust members interact with S4E members via the blogs, email messaging, web seminars and face2face events. Brain Trust members are available to make presentations at conferences organized by others.
Interested in being a part of S4E's Brain Trust? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Herbert Heinzel is COO Head of Operation at Benchmarking Center Europe and President of H2O GmbH responsible for the areas of Factory Set Up, Value Chain Management, Enterprise Architecture, Business Process Analysis, Business Process Management, Performance Management, Change Management and Interims Management.
He is also head of operations COO at Benchmarking Center Europe a strategic partnership of University of Cologne with APQC in the US.
He has 30 years of operations experience in semiconductor-, high-tech-, automotive and pharmaceutical industries, most spent in different locations of Siemens Corporation across the globe.
Expert with the European Commission to consult on strategic issues for framework research, evaluate and review on consortium project proposals and contribute in industry consortia to topics like Enterprise Interoperability, Collaborative Working Environments, ICT Platforms, Enterprise Architectures and Value Chain Integration.
Herb has an assistant professorship at University of Applied Sciences in Rosenheim, Germany, teaching Enterprise Architecture and Production Management.
Dr. Andrea Crestan
Enterprise Architect Commonwealth of Kentucky
CEO & CTO Trisotech
Peter Fingar is an internationally recognized expert on business strategy, globalization and business process management. He's a practitioner with over forty years of hands-on experience at the intersection of business and technology. His seminal book, Business Process Management: The Third Wave is widely recognized as a key launch pad for the BPM trend in the 21st Century.
Peter has held management, technical and advisory positions with GTE Data Services, American Software and Computer Services, Saudi Aramco, EC Cubed, the Technical Resource Connection division of Perot Systems and IBM Global Services.
He has taught graduate and undergraduate computing studies at business schools in the U.S. and abroad, and has given keynote talks worldwide (including London, New York, Washington, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Munich, Milan, Paris, Brussels, Tokyo, Shanghai, Montreal, Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas, San Francisco, San Diego, Miami, Cairo, Johannesburg, Riyadh, Dubai, Lisbon).
In addition to numerous articles (including CIO Magazine, Optimize, Computerworld, Intelligent Enterprise, Internet World (columnist), SiliconIndia, FirstMonday, EAI Journal, Logistics, Information Age, and the Journal of Systems Management), he is an author of nineteen books, including the landmark books, Dot.Com: The 21st Century Business Platform, Extreme Competition: Innovation and the Great 21st Century Business Reformation, The Real-Time Enterprise: Competing on Time, Enterprise Cloud Computing, IT Doesn't Matter: Business Processes Do, Business Innovation in the Cloud, Business Process Management: The Next Wave, Smart Process Apps, Serious Games for Business (www.mkpress.com).