George S. Paras, EAdirections

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George  is a widely recognized speaker, writer, coach and thought leader in Enterprise Architecture (EA), Strategy and Planning, Portfolio Management and IT Governance with more than 26 years of information technology and business experience.

He has coached hundreds of IT leaders in the practical aspects of creating effective and successful EA programs at organizations as diverse as Canadian Pacific Railway, W.W. Grainger, United Airlines, Dow Chemical, State of Missouri, U.S. Navy, Bank of America, U.K. Federal Government, Allstate, and Sears Canada.

His insights and perspectives have advanced the EA discipline through his positions as Chairman, featured speaker and EAC Thought Leadership Council member for the Enterprise Architectures Conferences (EAC) and as Editor-in-Chief of Architecture and Governance Magazine. Mr. Paras has also held positions as Vice President and Service Director of the Enterprise Planning and Architecture Strategies group at META Group, Vice President of Strategy at Troux Technologies, Senior Enterprise Architect at a major airline, and with IBM and several start-up technology companies.

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