He has been recognized with several awards, including being named a Broward County Ultimate CEO by the South Florida Business Journal, CEO of the Year by Tech America, and a Crystal Award winner for promoting diversity.
Ric is passionate and relentless in helping his clients become industry leaders in Customer Experience (CX) through digital reimagination. He leads OZ’s markets and consulting, services and solutions groups that drive CX Design Thinking leveraging the Digital building blocks of RPA, Analytics and AI, IoT and Innovation Labs.
Previously, he was a Partner at the big 4 firms EY, PwC/IBM and Capgemini where he drove digital innovation consulting and solutions in design thinking, analytics and AI. He is a recognized CX thought leader and speaker, receiving industry recognition as a PharmaVOICE 100 honoree.
Prior to OZ I held senior positions with some of the world’s largest digital agencies, including both Razorfish and Sapient, and co-founded ran a successful digital engagement and technology agency for 7 years. I began my career at what is now Accenture.
I am a frequent speaker at both marketing / technology / industry events, and organize and host sold out OZ events each year, the Digital Transformation Forum, and the Future of Healthcare Forum.
Collaborative leader with extensive experience in the vision, strategy, delivery and support of innovative Data, Analytics and AI solutions that transform the customer experience and align with business outcomes. Change agent that helps his clients drive value and create competitive differentiation through the use of analytical solutions that unlock insightful insights.
Over 15 years of Global consulting experience at Accenture, Cambridge Technology Partners and Capgemini. 12 years in Data & Analytics leadership positions at ADT and Ryder.
Lautaro has 22 years of Media, Commerce, Mobile, Banking and Point of Sale industry experience. He designed and developed applications in a wide range of industries and technologies. He is the architect behind the open source, Java-based cross platform development framework Nibiru Mobile.
Some of the key projects Lautaro accomplished include the Integrated development environment for Google App Maker.