John Runte

John Runte

John Runte is a principal with Baker Tilly's digital solutions practice. He has an extensive consulting background including work encompassing complex project management, process redesign, new product development, information system strategic planning, information system design and implementation with a focus on program management of large complex transformation projects, application integration solutions and digital solutions focused on advanced analytics and intelligent automation.

  • Executive oversight and delivery responsibility for more than 20 implementations of big data solutions and information discovery tool sets
  • Executive oversight and delivery responsibility for intelligent automation solutions associated with RPA implementations
  • Assurant Health: Executive oversight and delivery responsibility for application integration solutions associated with customer portals. Designed, developed, tested and implemented customer and product profitability management reporting solutions via significant optimization of existing data warehouse assets
  • CUNA Mutual Group: John has executed multiple Project Quality Assessment (PQA) projects on critical engagements including more than 20 PQA projects within the last three years
  • State of Indiana: John led the process and requirements definition for the State’s voter registration system, including the vendor selection for Indiana’s Help America Vote Act project. Once the vendor was selected, John led a team focused on assessing system development and testing methodologies of the selected vendor including project management and vendor monitoring serving in the independent validation and verification (IV&V) role. John and his team have remained engaged for the past sixteen years managing the program of initiatives within this $60 million dollar federally mandated program within the State of Indiana
  • Staffing industry: John has worked internally on our Baker Tilly Search and Staffing business as it relates to sales technologies and process improvements. He has also led IT strategy, roadmap and improvement projects for a leading provider of staffing support services, along with organizational strategy, M&A support and various HR consulting projects
  • General assessments: John has conducted more than 30 general assessments in Fortune 500 organizations and large government organizations with a focus on complex project initiatives involving technology design
  • Multinational conglomerate (data warehouse and business intelligence): John managed and served as lead technical and business process design architect in an organizational reshaping initiative in which 11 independent divisions required consolidation into one corporate organization. John’s team worked closely with the client to focus on defining the organizational structure, the processes and the technology required to provide consolidated sales and profitability information by customer, product and sales organization information. The project consisted of many challenging and dynamic phases including design, development, implementation and the rollout of an enterprise data warehousing solution
  • Numerous other projects involving business and technical transformation, assessments, strategic planning, new product development, process improvement, methodology improvement, business intelligence, data warehousing, large-scale system development, large-scale program management and project management initiatives
  • Society of Information Management (SIM)
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)


Milwaukee, WI


Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and management information systems
University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh

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