PMI Thumb Chapter Jan Dinner Meeting

Join us for the PMI Thumb Chapter Meeting - 01/16/2019

TOPIC: Digital Transformation at Dow

PDU: 1 - Strategic

SPEAKER:  Ted Sajbel, CIO Center of Excellence Director, The Dow Chemical Company


Dow is in the midst of a significant transformation, from the merge and split with DuPont, to a move towards a Digital Dow, with the customer at the center of everything we do. IT thus becomes a key enabler across the enterprise, and requires a new IT Strategy, IT Operating Model, and robust use of Human Centered Design techniques. Ted Sajbel will talk about this journey, and what it means to project management practices.


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Ted Sajbel leads Dow’s Center of Excellence function in the CIO Organization and is responsible for delivering capability to enable IT project reliability and team productivity including Methodology and Agile transformation, Business Process Management methods (metrics definition and tracking support), benchmarking strategy and management, Six Sigma & quality leadership and IT project testing practice. He also has a leadership role on the I/S People Development Team and is part of the People Emphasis Team.

Sajbel started with Dow in 1985 as an alternating term co-op in Michigan Division Engineering in Midland before joining Dow IS&CS full-time in 1988. He has held a variety of technical and managerial roles in Dow Information Systems, Purchasing and the Dow AgroSciences business. Over his Dow career, he has lived in Midland and Southfield, MI, Indianapolis, IN, and Shanghai, China.

Ted earned his bachelor's degree in information systems analysis and design from the University of Wisconsin and he is Six Sigma MAIC Black Belt certified. Ted is married, and he and his wife have two children. He enjoys traveling with his family, photography, exercise and all things Packers & Badgers.

Meeting Location: Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn Restaurant, 713 S. Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734

Dinner and Presentation: 6:00 - 8:00 PM, Speaker Presentation begin at 7:00 PM


Chapter Members  
     Dinner and Presentation* $25.00
     Attend Presentation $ 8.00
Non-Chapter Members  
     Dinner and Presentation* $30.00
     Attend Presentation $10.00
     Dinner and Presentation* $25.00
     Attend Presentation $ 8.00
Chapter Board Member  
     Dinner and Presentation* $20.00


Dinner Selections are:  Chicken Plate, Chicken Caesar Salad, Broiled Whitefish  *Dinner Registrations End Monday, prior to meeting, at 11:00PM. Discounts can only be applied if you are logged in to our website.


Event Properties

Event Date 01-16-2019
Event End Date 01-16-2019
Registration Start Date 11-27-2018
Cut off date 01-14-2019
Individual Price $30.00
Location Bavarian Inn Restaurant
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