Status Go: Ep. 197 – Digital Transformation – Separating the Signal from the Noise

Attention IT professionals! Are you tired of hearing the buzzword “digital transformation” thrown around without any real understanding of what it means? If so, you won’t want to miss our latest podcast episode, featuring Mike King, CEO of DAXEOS.

Mike is an expert in digital transformation, and he’s here to help us separate the signal from the noise. In this episode, we dive deep into what digital transformation really is and, more importantly, what it’s not. Mike takes us through the convergence that is required for true transformation to take place, and we discuss the pivotal role that CIOs and IT professionals must play to ensure success.

But before you jump headfirst into a digital transformation project, Mike cautions us to define our strategy first. Without a clear plan, even the best technology can’t deliver the results we want. So, join us as we explore this critical topic and gain the insights you need to make digital transformation a reality for your organization. Listen now to learn if digital transformation is near a tipping point!

About Mike King

Michael King is Founder & CEO for DAXEOS, an exciting new venture capital funded startup building the next-generation Digital Engineering Platform for Automotive Product Development.  Prior to this role, Michael co-founded LHP’s Data Analytics & IoT Solutions group, where he delivered triple digit year on year growth in that business in short order, implementing large-scale Digital Transformation initiatives, Advanced Analytics, and a full range of Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities for major OEMs in the Transportation, Industrial, and Manufacturing industries.

Prior to joining LHP, Michael was the Director of Financial Systems Transformation and Enterprise Business Analytics for Cummins, the global leader in diesel engines.  Michael joined Cummins in 2008 to lead its finance systems improvement program. Before Cummins, Michael spent nearly 18 years at Boeing, where he held leadership roles in finance, manufacturing, and supply chain; including serving as the Finance Systems Leader for Boeing’s 787 Airplane Program.

Michael is an accomplished IT executive with a proven track record of successfully leading highly visible, complex global initiatives including finance systems implementations, enterprise business intelligence, facilities consolidation, and value engineering. He has held Leadership roles in profit & loss programs, shared services, supplier management, and corporate environments, including 4 years of factory management.  Michael brings extensive experience driving organizational change from the C-Suite to the shop floor through the implementation of large-scale programs and systems.

In 2013, Michael was named the United Way of Bartholomew County Volunteer of the Year for his work upgrading computing solutions for the United Way’s critical 2-1-1 phone service. In Seattle, Michael served as Boeing’s Employee Community Fund Campaign Director for several years, and is a graduate of the Leadership Eastside Community Leadership Development Program. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Kirkland Performance Center, the United Way of King County’s Out of the Rain Impact Council, and Hope-Link Executive Action Committee.

Michael earned a Bachelor’s degrees in Finance and Marketing from Eastern Washington University, and completed his Masters in Technology Management at the University of Washington. Michael lives in Columbus, Indiana with his wife Joy and sons Tyler and Alex.

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