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Mon, November 21, 2016 | Heather Moses

Want better insight? Join us Thursday, 12/01 for webcast on ways to solve complex data integration issues

Pneuron CTO Tom Fountain, former CIO of Honeywell and Bunge, together with Jeff Vail, COO of WGroup, a 12-year technology management consulting firm, will present a webcast offering insights on how to solve complex legacy and data integration problems in large enterprise environments.

“Better Insight. Automated Action. Despite Technical Debt” will run Thursday, December 1st, 2016. To register please click here.

vailJeff Vail, Chief Operating Officer, WGroup. Based in Radnor, PA, WGroup provides strategy, management and execution services “to optimize business performance, minimize cost and create value.”  Prior to joining WGroup, Jeff was Chief Commercial Officer of Quintiq, a supply chain and planning software company, acquired by Dassault Systemes. Before that, he was SVP of Global Corporate Marketing at Unify (formerly Siemens Enterprise Communications), VP of Enterprise Marketing at SAP Americas, and General Manager of Infrastructure Solutions at Unisys. Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Stetson University.

Jeff Vail is an extraordinary business leader with 20 years of experience in the technology field with expertise in business strategy, product management, and the full range of marketing disciplines. He has built great teams, skillfully operated in senior-most strategic roles and at the same time is known for his roll-the-sleeves-up relentless execution style. For more information on WGroup, please visit

fountainTom Fountain is Chief Technology Officer for Pneuron, bringing more than 20 years of experience in senior leadership roles with proven expertise at improving business through programs that integrate IT, organizational development, and process improvement techniques. He was previously CIO at global agribusiness Bunge, Ltd. He’s held senior CIO roles at Honeywell and GE as well as product management, intelligence officer, and engineering positions with Dell, the Central Intelligence Agency, HP, and Martin-Marietta. He holds a degree in electrical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an MS degree from Duke, and an MBA from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business.

“Technology is both the great enabler and the great destroyer. Innovation, transformation, modernization are the keys to staying ahead of competitors,” says Fountain. “But how do we overcome legacy technology and technical debt? If speed is essential, how do we address the challenge to ‘get fast’?”

Attendees will learn:

  • How to balance constraints with actionable new ideas
  • How enterprises solve complex business problems while bypassing costly integration projects
  • How to get started without massive investment, without a technology overhaul, and without the need for dramatic organizational change.


What:              Webcast: “Better Insight. Automated Action. Despite Technical Debt.”

When:             Thursday, December 1, 2016, 3:00pm-4:00pm ET