Robert Farris, Hitachi Consulting Vice President for Environmental Sustainability solutions, has more than 23 years of information technology and consulting experience. He has served both in consulting organizations with Andersen Consulting, Navigator Systems and Hitachi Consulting, and in industry organizations with Bankers Trust and American Power Conversion. Farris has specialized in working with his clients to develop and execute the strategy for an enterprise BI program, specifically defining and implementing the team organization, architectures, technologies, methodologies and internal processes. He applies these experiences to help his clients address business issues related to sustainability. Farris is a graduate from Purdue University with a bachelor of science in industrial management and a minor in computer science. He may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.