Brian Cantor is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal Corporate Performance Improvement in Chicago, with a focus on IT-enabled business transformations. He has deep experience in standing up enterprise level PMOs and change management programs. He has helped Fortune 50 clients to achieve step change improvements in cost and quality by leveraging Lean Six Sigma, and he has a strong background in retail, insurance, consumer products, and energy sectors.
He works closely with clients in developing operational approaches to strategy, and implementing real world processes that address new challenges. In retail, for example, this means aligning processes to support unified approach to the guest across brick and mortar and digital channels. In insurance and energy, this means developing processes and approaches that account for rapidly changing stakeholders and regulatory regimes.
His strong knowledge of IT, coupled with a background in various industries means that he can bridge the gap between the business and IT, creating a high level of alignment and value from enterprise-wide initiatives.
Mr. Cantor has held senior level positions with SAIC (a large systems integrator) and Arthur Andersen Business Consulting. Mr. Cantor has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston Honors College. He has been published in various trade publications and speaks at leading industry association meetings.