CTO, Trimble Transportation
Timothy Leonard, former Executive at General Motors and CTO and VP of Information Management at US Xpress Inc, has over 27 years’ experience in configuration management planning for Information Management Systems, Operational Data Stores and Order Entry Systems. His expertise includes delivery/implementation of mechanisms to identify, control, and track changes during project rollouts across functional teams.
He has written procedures on the effectives of formalized methodologies for managing change requests to re-baseline technology and business initiatives. A “patent holder” for Internet Order Entry System, Mr. Leonard, a publisher of several articles on effective collaboration techniques, has practical experience in all phases of project life cycle from product inception, maturity, through steady-state rollout, and cohesive integration into mainstream quote through cash systems.
Mr. Leonard has spear-headed and deployed proven methods at fortune 10,100,500 companies to identify, track and evaluate the implication of changes through statistical configuration synthesis and measurements across initiation and release cycles of enterprise solutions. His methods proven by empirical evidence have effectively converged the optimum balance of delivering business solutions through efficient and enabling IT assets.
In 2017, Leonard was a recipient of the Hortonworks’ Data Visionary Award for his work in business intelligence. Leonard is the pioneer of blockchain technology in the transportation industry by identifying business use cases, and fully developing the first set of technology addressing smart contracts.