Lee Coulter

Chair IEEE Working Group Group on Standards in IPA

Lee Coulter is a change leader with expertise in shared services, outsourcing, and technology developed over nearly 30 years in leadership positions in companies including General Electric, AON, Kraft Foods, and Ascension, the nation’s largest non-profit health system.


Coulter is Senior Vice President of Ascension and Chief Executive Officer of its shared services subsidiary, the Ascension Ministry Service Center.

Coulter is chairman of the Working Group on Standards in Intelligent Process Automation for the IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization. He is also the Chief Intelligent Automation Officer for the Shared Services Outsourcing Network. Additionally, he serves in advisory roles for HfS Research, the World ITO/BPO Forum, and the Frontier Strategy Group. Coulter is a member of Abundance 360, a group of entrepreneurs committed to utilizing and advancing technologies.

Conference Day Four: Thursday, September 3rd 2020

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

11:00 AM THE STARTUP PITCH - FINALIST ROUND

During yesterday's Startup Pitch Session, you had the chance to hear from many innovative startups and rate their pitches. The top rated startups have been invited back for the finalist pitch! This is your opportunity to hear more about the problems these startups solve for SSOs and how their solution differs from others on the market. In this round, each startup gets a 10-minute line of questioning in front of the Startup Zone Advisory Board. The judges will deliberate and the winners and prizes will be announced during the virtual happy hour at 4:00 PM.  


Judging Committee:


Tony Saldanha, President, Transformant

Lee Coulter, Chair, IEEE

Michael Frankel, SVP, Financial Shared Services. XPO Logistics

Shakti Jauhar, Global Digital Transformation Leader and a Board Member

Deborah Kops, Managing Principal, Sourcing Change

Suzanne Leopoldi-Nichols, President, GBS, UPS

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Lee.

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