Business Advisor, Craig BickelCraig has consulted to and worked in many companies in multiple industries over his 40+ year career.  He has focused on IT enabled business transformation and has led global IT functions winning awards for Best Place to Work, IT innovation and CIO magazines’ CIO 100 award for enterprise value.  Craig has experience in Health Care, Property and Casualty Insurance, Software, Manufacturing, Consumer Packaged Goods, Pharmaceuticals, Aerospace and Defense, Media and Telecom among others.

Craig’s focus is always in the integration if IT and business process, focusing on re-engineering and ROI.  He brings years of experience in software, services and hardware sourcing and procurement, vendor management, IT structure and organizational design, IT controls and regulatory compliance and leading transformational initiatives.  He has been an adjunct professor in Hamline’s MBA program focusing on supply chain optimization, process redesign and driving success in transformation initiatives.

Craig has a B.S. in Business focusing on Operations Research and Marking from the University of California and an MBA in MIS from the University of Minnesota.  Craig splits time between the ‘city house’ in Saint Paul and the ‘country house’ in Maple Plain.  He has six grown children and 5 grandchildren whom he enjoys immensely.  He casually plays the saxophone, does some furniture building and amateur gourmet cooking in his spare time.