Beyond CIO |

Baljit Dail, CEO of JDA Software

December 26, 2016

Among other topics, Baljit discusses the following issues with Metis Strategy:

  • Importance of cross-functional team work to figure out product offerings
  • Continually improving talent management and building people skills
  • Importance of technology to drive strategic decisions
  • Staying abreast of the competitive landscape
  • Importance of investments in R&D towards developing more integrations
  • Traditional brick and mortar retails versus digital natives
  • Eye on the Trends: Talent Management, Integration Platform, Supply Chain Solutions

Baljit Dail’s Biography

Baljit is the Chairman and CEO of JDA Software, a software and consultancy company providing supply chain management, manufacturing planning, retail planning, store operations and collaborative category management solutions. Prior to leading JDA he was an operating partner at New Mountain Capital, a private equity firm based in New York. From 2005 to 2012 Baljit served in several executive roles at Aon Corporation including CEO of Aon Hewitt and Aon Consulting, COO of Aon Benfield, and CIO of Aon Corporation.

Baljit also serves on the boards of Midwest ISO (where he also chairs the Information Technology Committee), Alexander Mann Solutions, AmWins, and Western Dental.

Baljit holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Warwick in England.

The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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