Eric Keister

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Eric Keister is a Baker Tilly Digital director with more than 20 years of innovative and transformational leadership in analytics, finance and IT. Eric specializes in designing and implementing digital and analytics strategies for oil and gas companies. He has extensive experience leading teams in the development and deployment of agile solutions that focus on adding new capabilities and business value.

Leading and directing innovation teams

  • Created and led an advanced analytics and emerging technology team for a large independent upstream oil and gas company
  • Identified, evaluated and selected next-generation emerging technologies
  • Oversaw the productionization of six R&D initiatives to fully deployed applications

Director-level enterprise IT experience

  • Served as a strategic liaison between functional leaders and the technical team
  • Managed high-level relationships and negotiations for key vendors including cloud, ERP and analytics vendors
  • Managed corporate systems group for an oil and gas company; included ERP, treasury, HR, legal, midstream and marketing systems
  • Led IT integration efforts of two large independent oil and gas companies during the acquisition phase
  • Worked closely with start-up technology companies from concept to project execution

Implementation and project management experience

  • Managed the enterprise planning, design development, enhancements, and maintenance of business intelligence (BI) systems and reporting tools
  • Established reporting strategy and provided uniform BI reporting platforms for various business units
  • Implemented agile and scrum methodology across multi-disciplined groups
  • Led ERP selection and implementation for an oil and gas downstream services company
  • Introduced and implemented UI/UX strategy across multiple software applications

Location

Texas

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting

York College of Pennsylvania