New! Online Master Class - Lead Digital Transformation
New!
Online Master Class
Empowering Leaders to Transform Organizations

Lead strategic initiatives that accelerate innovation. Deliver the ROI your company demands.

Bridge the gaps that exist between leaders & across silos.

Model the multiskilled leadership that "Digital" requires.

Gain critical insights from successful leaders & multiply your impact.

See why CIOs are raving about this master class.

This framework gives leaders the appropriate scaffolding to ensure they consider all aspects of a digital transformation.

- Healthcare CIO

What I really appreciated was the small snippets in consumable chunks that I could easily listen to again and again!

- Tech CIO

These videos explain things in plain English and in business context, so fantastic!

- Consumer Goods CISO

Leadership Blind Spots Might Be Holding You Back

The reality today is, at scale and speed, no single leader can have a 360-degree view. It takes a team of leaders to transform a company. Leaders need to recognize and transcend natural Blind Spots that exist between:

  • Business and IT
  • Strategy and Execution
  • Business Units and Functions
  • New technology and legacy systems
  • Front-Line Employees and HQ
  • Short-term Results and Long-Term Vision

Eliminate blind spots and find a common language for
Digital Transformation.

We've Been In Your Seat.
We Understand How Difficult Transformation Is.

Plenty of experts can suggest what digital transformation is, and why it’s important. We are leaders who can share HOW to actually lead digital transformation.

  1. Learn a powerful framework that has worked across companies and decades.
  2. Tap into an elite alumni community of leaders who are applying it successfully.
  3. Begin to model the way for peer leaders and teams to lead digital transformation.

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Russell Villemez

Affiliate, The Feld Group Institute

Head of Technology Strategy, Dialexa – a Feld Group Institute partner

Highly regarded CTO and change agent with IT strategy and enterprise architecture expertise.

Russell Villemez is an Affiliate with the Feld Group Institute and the head of Technology Strategy at Dialexa, a Technology Research, Design and Creation firm that works with organizations on initiatives such as Operational Transformation, Business Growth, and New Venture Creation.

During 17 years in operational roles and 15 years in consulting roles, Russell has worked across a variety of industries in both executive leadership positions and as a subject matter expert. Russell thrives on the scale and complexity of leading major change agendas in large corporate environments.

Recent consulting clients include AmerisourceBergen, the American Automobile Association, Brinker International, Cubic, Equifax, and Cox Automotive. A common thread is the client’s need for strong leadership during a period of change—whether motivated by acquisitions, spin-offs, competitive pressures, or other factors. Clients also benefit from Russell’s expertise in enterprise architecture, agile development, application portfolio rationalization, technology and architecture strategy, as well as business strategy and commercial software product development.

Recognized as a versatile IT executive, adept at solving complex problems with innovative solutions, Russell’s capabilities and achievements span a continuum from business-strategy formation to hands-on IT solution development. His extensive career achievements include pioneering the first use of relational databases in high-volume transaction systems in the ‘80s, applying voice recognition DSPs in public intelligent network services for consumer markets in the ‘90s, and leading large-scale adoptions of open systems, object technology, and middleware frameworks in complex business environments, often in advance of commercially available software products.

Prior to joining Dialexa, Russell served at HP as Enterprise Services Chief Technology Officer for the Americas, leading a global capability for embedded Account CTOs in large enterprises. Russell began his career at Accenture, where he first crafted his consultative problem-solving approach, later honed at A.T. Kearny and the Feld Group. Russell’s deep telecom experience is built upon numerous director and enterprise architect positions at AT&T, Bell Atlantic, Telstra, US West, Pacific Bell, and Sprint, and as V.P. and CIO for WebLink Wireless.

Russell has a BS in Business Administration from Louisiana State University and an MBA from Vanderbilt University. In his spare time, Russell participates in amateur auto racing, and is a driving instructor with the Porsche Club of America.