STAN PITTMAN, MANAGING PRINCIPAL/FOUNDER
Stan is the Managing Principal and Founder of Eigen X. Prior to founding Eigen X, Stan was a Partner and Consulting practice leader for SMART Business Consulting which was acquired by Grant Thornton in March of 2011. Prior to SMART, Stan was a Partner in the technology practice at Andersen Worldwide. Earlier in his career he was an engineer for what is now GE Water and Process Technologies.
Stan holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University.
JOSEPH LANZISERA, PRINCIPAL/CO-FOUNDER
Joe is a Principal and Co-Founder at Eigen X. Most recently, Joe served as President and Chief Executive Officer for Anexinet, where he oversaw its recapitalization by a leading private equity firm and led its transformation to become a recognized leader in delivering Digital, Analytics and Cloud solutions. Prior to founding Eigen X, Joe served as the National Business Consulting Solutions Leader for Chicago-based Grant Thornton, LLP and before that as the Chief Operating Officer of LECG/SMART Business Advisory and Consulting in Devon, PA. Joe started his career in Philadelphia at Arthur Andersen, LLP where he became one of the youngest Partner’s in the firm’s history and led the Business Consulting practice as well as the firm’s East Coast CRM and Technology practice.
Joe received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY.
RINA DESAI, PRINCIPAL/OWNER
Rina is a Principal and Owner at Eigen X focused on enterprise clients and large scale technology deployments. Rina has a broad financial background with a focus on analytical solutions. Rina has extensive experience in SAP functional support, process improvement, consulting, and leading deployment teams. Prior to joining Eigen X, Rina was an SAP Senior Process Analyst at AmeriGas. Rina has also worked at Tata Consulting Services and SMART Business Consulting. Rina has worked on projects in the Utilities, Telecommunications, Non-Profit, Higher Education and Pharmaceutical industries.
Rina holds an MBA from Pennsylvania State University and a Bachelors in Finance from Saint Joseph’s University. In her spare time, Rina enjoys cooking, trying new food and wine, yoga, and traveling with her family and friends.
STACEY BARRY, PRINCIPAL/OWNER
Stacey is a Principal and Owner at Eigen X. Stacey has over 15 years of consulting experience leading implementations of BI and CRM solutions, transitioning companies from waterfall to agile development, leading Scrum teams, and business process re-engineering. Stacey has expertise in every phase of the System Development Lifecycle. Prior to joining Eigen X, Stacey was a Managing Consultant at IBM Global Business Services and a Senior Analyst at BearingPoint.
Stacey holds an MBA from University of Maryland – Robert H. Smith School of Business MBA and a BBA in Computer Information Systems from James Madison University. In her spare time, Stacey enjoys watching football, skiing, running and traveling with her family and friends.
BRIAN WOELFEL, PRINCIPAL/OWNER
Brian Woelfel is a Principal and Owner at Eigen X. Brian has twenty years of experience in the IT sector, including IT strategic planning, IT Project Management, Business Analysis, Requirements Gathering, IT budget reviews, enterprise software implementations, and custom software development. Brian also has strong experience in Build automation and test automation. Brian has worked with a wide range of technologies including Java, Spring, Spring MVC, Spring Batch, Hibernate, Struts, Maven, JUnit, C#, ASPX/.NET, MVC, NUnit, Team Foundation Server. Mobile: Sencha / Cloud solutions: Amazon, Azure / Service Oriented Architecture / JQuery, CSS, PHP, CakePHP / SQL Server, Oracle, DB2. Prior to joining Eigen X, Brian was a Senior Manager at SMART Business Consulting and earlier in his career was at software companies: LT Court Tech, Verilaw, InvestorForce and Ceridian.
Brian holds a B.S.E. in Computer Science and Engineering as well as a B.A.S. in Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania.
TODD HECKMAN, PRINCIPAL/OWNER
Todd has over 25 years of experience helping colleges, universities and healthcare providers improve performance and manage risk. His primary focus is strategic business transformation, particularly enterprise systems deployment, post-merger integration, and indirect cost containment. Mr. Heckman holds a master’s degree in Management Information Systems from Penn State University. Prior to joining EigenX, Todd was a Partner and industry practice leader for several global consulting firms and has also previously worked with Eigen X Founders Stan Pittman and Joe Lanzisera at Arthur Andersen and SMART Business Consulting.
BUYAN THYAGARAJAN, PRINCIPAL/OWNER
Buyan is a Director at Eigen X and leads our Salesforce.com practice. Buyan has over eight years of experience in the visual force platform, along with more than 50 Salesforce.com implementations. These Salesforce implementations range from 5000 to 100,000 user licenses in Salesforce. Buyan has 17 years of experience in software development and Project Management. Buyan has managed both short-term and long-term projects, ranging from assessments to implementation, integration and mobile solutions. Solutions have been based on packaged systems and custom designed software, and all have included some level of integration with the client’s legacy system(s). Buyan has worked in the insurance, banking, higher education, electronic commerce, energy and government and state industries. Prior to joining Eigen X, Buyan was a manager at Deloitte and earlier in his career was CTO of Corporation Services Company, and a software architect for JPMorgan Chase.
Buyan holds a B.E in Electronics and Communication from Madurai Kamaraj University.