DPG Engagement Professional

     

Jose Ignacio Sordo Galarza 
International Insights and Solutions Leadership 

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Mr. Jose Ignacio Sordo Galarza is an associate of the Deer Park Group, Inc. a consulting organization providing executive leadership, interim management and advisory services. Mr. Galarza is an entrepreneurial, highly accomplished, award-winning global IT executive and CIO in the consumer products industry (CPG). Mr. Galarza’s expertise is his ability to direct successful global business driven IT solutions, acquisitions & mergers.

Mr. Galarza started his global management career at Procter & Gamble. Located in Venezuela, were he was the regional CIO responsible for 14 markets and up to 2,200 associates and 9-figure budgets. José Ignacio has proven ability to direct successful global business driven IT solutions and acquisition & mergers.

At P&G global headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio he led the global initiative to enhance P&G’s distinctive customer-facing go-to-market capabilities, while increasing sales productivity among 10,000 sales associates in over 150 countries. With a genuine interest in understanding the needs of P&G’s key global partners, he led a systems strategy to consolidate over 5K separate (local) systems into a manageable portfolio of fewer (global) solutions which translated directly into more effective selling and incremental revenue.

Throughout his 23-year career at the Procter & Gamble Company, José Ignacio has held leadership positions in multiple functions (Commercial, Supply Chain, Consumer Market Research, IT and Global Shared Services) and has worked with the top five global retailers (Wal-Mart, Carrefour, Tesco, Target, Metro) and also distributors / small independent stores.

He is frequently recognized within industry for blending business acumen and IT strategy together. He was named to HITEC 100 America’s Most Influential Hispanics in Information Technology in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. His board experience includes:
      

  • Industry co-chairman of CECRAL (LatAm ECR Association),
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  • Advisory Board Member for Transora in South America,
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  • Mentorship chair at HITEC’s Board of Directors and
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  • Member of i.c.Stars* (Chicago) Program Committee.


  • José Ignacio is a graduate of ITESM, Mexico, with a B.Sc. in Computer Science. He also earned his Master’s Degree in Artificial Intelligence from the Rosenblueth Institute in Mexico City.