A consultant and former Fortune 500 IT executive, Bedard has led information system development and implementation projects across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Asia. His 30-plus years of experience in management and business process design encompasses a broad range of large-scale strategic and operational projects that span sales, marketing, finance, supply chain, production management, and engineering processes. He has assisted several large clients in the design and implementation of ERP systems, IT organizational strategies, and e-business strategies. Clients include Fortune 500 companies in a variety of industries including high technology, pharmaceutical, aerospace and defense, and industrial products.
Bedard has bachelors and master's degrees in economics. He is a member of IBM's Strategy & Change Practice and is currently leading the America's Technology Strategy practice.