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Greg Fell Biography

Greg Fell is Chief Strategy Officer at Crisply, an Enterprise SaaS (software-as-a-service) big data company that has pioneered the algorithmic quantification of work. He also is a General Partner in The Investors Collaborative, a Boston-based venture capital group. As a trusted leader, he formally advises several technology startup companies, and mentors young entrepreneurs on the challenges in starting a technology business.

Prior to joining Crisply in 2013, Fell served as Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Terex Corporation, where he led a strategic transformation of the IT Organization. Terex is a manufacturer of industrial equipment that employs 23,000 persons in 50 manufacturing locations around the globe.

Before joining Terex, Fell spent nearly 20 years with Ford Motor Company. He started as a developer, and worked his way through a variety of management roles supporting the global Engineering and Manufacturing functions of the company. He has domain expertise on CAD/CAM/CAE systems, Lean Manufacturing, and Control Systems.

Fell is a graduate of Michigan State University, and spent several years on staff in the College of Engineering as a Senior Research Programmer, and Instructor.

Fell is active in the CIO community, and is frequently quoted in books and periodicals for his knowledge of implementing ERP projects, and general IT leadership strategies. He is the current Chairman of the Fairfield Westchester Society of Information Managers, a former Board Member with Junior Achievement, and has mentored high school students through the First Tee Program.

His book, Decoding the IT Value Problem (John Wiley and Sons, 2013), has gained positive reviews for its research into the management issues and solutions required to make IT projects more successful.