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RCG’s thought leaders share practical know-how built from decades of applying actionable insights to realize innovative business outcomes.
SVP - Global Practices
Thomas leads RCG’s Practice team as well as the Digital Strategy Practice where he focuses on aligning business strategy with information technology and other enabling capabilities. Thomas has designed and delivered strategies and roadmaps across multiple industries including healthcare, insurance, financial, consumer, and manufacturing. He is passionate about strategic analysis and uncovering underutilized business enabling capabilities.
Quality Engineering Practice Lead
Niko drives quality engineering best practices, standards, innovation, and capability building internally and through technology partners. After starting his career as a developer, he found his true passion in taking on testing management, project management and process appraisal roles. He has built and run TCOEs, roadmaps, architecture and automation programs for enterprise clients. Niko is a frequent speaker at conferences and is passionate about leveraging AI and RPA technologies in Quality Engineering.
Financial Services Practice Lead
Joe leverages his practical understanding of banking and advisory to create new sources of value by emphasizing digital transformation, fintech and innovation solutions at the intersection of information technology and the business side of financial services. He started his career in the front lines of banking and left the industry at the SVP level to take a leadership role in the technology and advisory ecosystem. This cross-discipline perspective provides him with a unique combination of hands-on experiences from both sides of the table.
Dr. Rob Nelson
Healthcare Practice Lead
Rob has a proven record of establishing and implementing a full-spectrum of initiatives that help organizations achieve performance transformation and deliver strategic, operational, and financial results that ensure market leadership. Dr. Nelson is also a faculty member at the Illinois Institute of Technology and the Jack Welch Management Institute, where he focuses on marketing, strategy, innovation, technology, and the new economy.
Data & AI Practice Lead
Debashis is adept at the entire concept-design-execution lifecycle and has led successful client engagements in numerous industry verticals as part of broader digital transformation efforts. Debashis has been a key contributor in maturing data and analytics practice methodologies, processes and templates, and has spearheaded development of reusable frameworks and accelerators that our teams use across the company. He has spent 35 years in the technology industry, helping enterprises of all sizes derive value out of their data to drive positive business outcomes.
Insurance Practice Lead
Charles has a noteworthy history of partnering with clients to deliver strategic, focused, and innovative solutions for the insurance industry. He provides thought leadership and measurable business outcomes affecting meaningful change to the Insurance and InsureTech organizations through process and technology enablement. He has built a reputation as a trusted advisor to senior client leadership, helping develop best practices for delivery, solution designs for business challenges, and partnered with clients to implement business and technology decisions.