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German - Conversational

Michael Beaupre

COMPTIA, ISACA, Six Sigma Black Belt
Senior Associate Partner​

+49 176 2425 4758

Based near Heidelberg, Germany, Mike is as technology leader with extensive expertise and experience leading international public sector organizations, Dax 30 businesses, and mid-sized firms through strategic technology initiatives. He is an expert in digitization and an industry leader in cyber security, organizational risk management, and compliance. Mike has a special talent connecting people with technology across diverse cultures to enhance decision making, reduce costs, and drive innovation. He has delivered state of the art operating models which tightly align business and technical operations. His extensive operational and executive leadership with the US Air Force, US Department of Defense (DoD), US Army, and Merck Group KGaA have enabled him to advise small and large enterprises in the medical, pharmaceutical, translation, and telecommunication industries worldwide.
Prior to joining Aviado Partners, Mike founded RpC Services, a highly specialized consulting firm in the areas of digitization, transformation, and cyber security. Before founding RpC Services, Mike was the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of Merck KGaA. Prior to this he was the Deputy Chief of Staff and strategic advisor to the US Army in Europe Chief Information Officer (CIO). He also served as the Director of Continuous Process Improvement for the US Army Europe. Throughout his career Mike has led complex organisations towards enhanced operations while saving hundreds of millions in operating costs. Mike is passionate about mentorship, coaching, and removing cultural barriers in large diverse organizations. He was born in the US, raised in Texas, and travels the world helping organizations maximize potential.

Specialties

• Cyber security, risk, and compliance
• Cost savings and business process optimization
• Business continuity and disaster recovery planning
• IT and business operating model integration
• IT integration during mergers and acquisitions
• Digital innovation & performance improvement
• IT strategic planning and transformation
• Organisation design and staff optimization

Recent Assignments

• Interim CISO, cyber security roadmap and security operating model for international pharma company
• Compliance optimization, cloud transformation, and data privacy consulting for large international consulting firms
• Public cloud compliance for Dax 30 medical firm
• IT integration during $17B M&A for Dax 30 firm
• Consolidation of 21 helpdesks and 200 data centers into 1 service desk and 4 data hubs for US Army
• Innovative global cyber operating model for DoD
• $120 million in cost savings/avoidance through M&A of IT service providers and Lean Six Sigma process optimizations for DoD and US Army
• Increased global alignment of Business and digital operations through deployment of new operating models across the US army and DoD