Thursday, January 15, 2015, 4 - 6 p.m., Bentley University, Morison Hall, Morison Boardroom #300, 175 Forest Street, Waltham, MA 02451. Campus Map.
SPEAKER: BOB ARMACOST, Principal & Global Head of Knowledge, KPMG, LLP
TOPIC: Knowledge assets and expertise are the cornerstones of success for any professional services firm, or industries in which research & development drive innovation. Bob has over two decades of experience working in the professional services area that consults to diverse industries. How does he guide his team and manage the knowledge base that they bring to work with clients? Where does the strategic process begin? What are some of the grass-roots efforts that a junior partner can initiate to make an impact with the firm, or for a client? We’ll ask Bob to tell us about some of his experiences and give you an opportunity to join in the questioning.
BIOGRAPHY: Bob Armacost is Principal and Global Head of Knowledge at KPMG, LLP, where he is responsible for leading knowledge management strategy and implementation. A graduate of MIT, Sloan School of Management, and Northwestern University where he earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering, Bob also served in the Air Force, leaving with the rank of Captain. He was then a consulting manager at Bain and Company, before becoming Director of Knowledge Management for ten years. With his expertise in strategy and establishing successful knowledge initiatives, we will focus our interview on his career experiences and solicit his recommendations for launching a knowledge activity.
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