Timothy McCabe, SVP and Chief Information Officer of Delphi

September 29, 2014

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

  • His formative experience managing large technological changes at a critical time for the organization
  • The tactical approach Tim and Delphi leadership took when outsourcing core IT capabilities, including the strategic identification of future opportunities to reinternalize technology services as needs shift
  • The impact of Tim’s nontraditional career path and academic training on his role as an innovative IT leader
  • The way in which technology strategy, when aligned with both top-level and bottom-level needs, can enable the broader strategic direction of an organization to flourish
  • His unique approach to leadership, particularly within IT
  • The importance of communicating and educating colleagues on the value that an IT investment will bring to the organization as a whole
  • Eye on Trends: The growing potential of data-driven analytics and insights within a global organization, the influence of digital capabilities on information sharing in and outside of the workplace

Timothy McCabe’s Biography

Tim is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Delphi, a leading global supplier of electronics and technologies for automotives and other market segments. Tim is responsible for all strategic and operational information technology activities in support of Delphi’s global business and the adoption and integration of new technologies.

Tim has been with the company since 2006, when he joined Delphi Information Technology as the Director of Strategy and Sourcing. In this role, he led organization’s restructuring activities as well as the deployment of the global supplier management organization. Tim was also responsible for the development and execution of IT strategies, performance management, and organizational change management.

Prior to joining Delphi, Tim worked at General Motors where he served in a variety of leadership positions, as the Lead Director of Global Outsourcing, including leading the largest transaction in the IT industry.

Tim has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Oakland University and a master’s degree in management from Walsh College.

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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