Independent ERP Consultants
Meet Our ERP Consulting Team
100% independent of software vendor affiliation, Panorama’s ERP functional consultants provide unbiased advice you can trust.
ERP consulting requires independence, flexibility and a dedication to achieving each organization’s vision. Here are some of our independent ERP consultants and client services leadership team:
Managing Director, Client Services
Vanessa began her career in the late 1990s, serving as President and CEO of a de novo financial banking platform. She formulated and executed the corporate strategy, successfully targeting a multi-national Latin American market. Ultimately, she grew the company from 36 employees to over 1,200 employees, while maintaining profit margins and diversifying the company’s sources of revenue within 36 months. She then served as a turnaround COO, implementing cost cutting initiatives that drove down the organization’s combined cost to produce by 48% within seven months.
At Panorama, Vanessa leads a team of management consulting experts in assisting organizations with digital business transformation.
Vanessa has advanced graduate certificates from the Harvard School of Business and the Graduate School of Political Management at George Washington University, and holds dual Bachelor degrees from the University of California at Berkeley.
Director, Software Implementation
Rich is an expert at implementation project management with a strong focus on best practices and change management. He has worked on projects throughout the Americas and has extensive experience in account management, system integration, resource management, financial management, and operations at global organizations. Rich has served clients in the manufacturing, fabrication, industrial distribution, field services, utilities, healthcare, education, retail, consumer packaged goods, and public sector verticals.
At Panorama, Rich leads diverse teams of independent ERP consultants as they perform software selection, business process management, change management, and ERP implementation activities.
In his previous experience, he led teams at consulting, software, and technology companies that designed and implemented various technologies. In these projects, he also implemented new processes that streamlined key business functions.
Fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, Rich brings diverse teams together to successfully accomplish project goals.
- Master of Science in Management Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
- Bachelor of Science in Management Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
- Certified Six Sigma Black Belt
Director, Software Selection
Geoff is a top performing business professional with over 20 years of experience optimizing company operations, finance functions, and information systems. He possesses strong project management skills when it comes to aligning IT with business needs and creating a culture of teamwork. His passion lies in assessment and identification of business and information strategic objectives.
Geoff has a proven track record of collaborating with business leaders, translating IT needs, and building solutions. With experience in the manufacturing, distribution, professional services, retail, and government contracting industries, he brings expertise as an ERP functional consultant in selecting and implementing business systems.
At the same time, he ensures companies obtain the maximum benefit from their investments by developing and executing a people/process focus.
- Master of Science in Technology Management, University of Denver
- Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Marketing, University of Auckland, NZ
Director, Software Expert Witness
Bill has over two decades of expertise in marketing strategy, direct sales, account management, business, and C-level management. He is adept at quickly understanding complex product and service offerings, forging key relationships, and establishing strategic partnerships.
Bill has significant experience in the oil & gas, not-for-profit, banking/finance, and manufacturing industries. He has international business management experience in Asia and Latin America and is conversational in Mandarin and Spanish.
Bill has managed sales and marketing of ERP systems and eCommerce solutions for 12 western states in the U.S., and has performed software selection with consulting groups serving the oil & gas, medical device, and aerospace & defense industries.
As Director of Panorama’s Expert Witness Practice, Bill works closely with a team of expert witnesses and client attorney firms. He has published expert witness articles in TechTarget and InformationWeek.
Bill concurrently provides oversight on a number of ERP software selections and implementation projects for manufacturing, distribution, healthcare, and public sector clients in the U.S. and globally. He also provides subject matter expertise in the energy, oil/gas, and utilities industries.
- Bachelor of Science (Cum Laude), Fairleigh Dickinson University
- Certified Trainer of CRM and eCommerce