Tim Westbrock, EAdirections

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Tim is a leading authority on enterprise architecture (EA), enterprise portfolio management, governance, and organizational issues related to enterprise level planning. He has worked with 300+ companies in various industries and the public sector to mentor them in their approach to enterprise architecture, including Procter & Gamble, Province of Ontario, State of Ohio, American Express, Sprint, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Florida, Eli Lilly, La-Z-Boy, McGraw Hill, and Nationwide Insurance.

Tim has advanced the state of the art of EA processes and was the driving force behind META Group’s EA research agenda and METAmethod – a best-practice transformation method for EA development.

As a dynamic speaker, Mr. Westbrock is a frequent lecturer and educator at industry events and workshops. He has over 18 years experience in the IT industry as an analyst, consultant and architect. Before joining META Group, he was the chief architect for Anthem, Inc., responsible for driving its enterprise architecture strategy. He began his career with Andersen Consulting, specializing in methodology, project management, and assisting clients with legacy-to-client/server migrations. He has a B.S. in Applied Science for Systems Analysis from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and lives with his wife and children in Cincinnati.

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