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 Two: Wednesday, September 2nd 2020

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

3:30 PM 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 2 startups have been invited back for a 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 with have 5 minutes to pitch again - this time in front of SSON's Startup Zone Advisory Board. Following each pitch, the Board will run a Q&A session with each startup. The Board will deliberate and come back at 4:45 to award - SSOW's BEST STARTUP PITCH! DON"T MISS THIS SESSION! 

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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