Proven Leadership in Retail Executive IT Management & Operations

Len Jacaruso provides strategic and tactical expertise in the areas of executive and operational management, consulting, system analysis, development, implementation and end-user training in retail, wholesale, supply chain, ecommerce, and federal and state governments. He specializes in strategic system and organizational reviews, PMO, change management and outsourcing process development and/or refinement, security, and governance compliance. He has held progressive IT leadership roles at prestigious retails brands in the US.

Experience

  • Columbus Consulting International / C3 – Principal
    • WholeStone Farms: Migrated divested legacy applications to an iSeries environment
    • Fresh American and Trail Appliances: Provided strategic IT assessment services in the development of an applications health check and roadmap, with timeline and costs
    • American Signature Furniture, LifeWay Christian Stores and Soft Surroundings: Led the ERP/POS evaluation and selection process; developed all the system requirements across multiple business disciplines
  • Macy’s – Group VP of Private Brands Technology
    • Initiated the replacement for the current, foundational Order Management System and the application groups integrated to it to accommodate an omnichannel business model; managed the implementation of a multi-year, internationally deployed PLM suite
  • US marine Corps – CIO Personal and family Readiness Division
    • Implemented best practices for accountability, integrity and transparency in the SDLC, change control and PMO processes; initiated POS, Merch./Asst. Planning projects
  • Liz Claiborne – VP System Development
    • Global responsibility for retail and wholesale supply and demand platform strategies; managed the supply chain, PLM, Business Planning, HRMS and Financial projects

Specialization

  • POS
  • eComm
  • Omnichannel
  • CRM
  • Wholesale Sourcing and Demand
  • PLM
  • OMS
  • CPFR
  • WMS
  • LP

Expertise

  • Retail Executive Management
  • Project Management and Implementation
  • Consulting

Clients Include

  • American Signature Furniture
  • Fresh American
  • Lifeway Christian Stores
  • Soft Surroundings
  • WholeStone Farms

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