Biographies

Mark T. Caracio
President and CEO

mcaracioMark Caracio brings more than 20 years of IT experience, with an emphasis in sales, marketing and business development, to every engagement. Throughout his career, Mark has led collaborative efforts with enterprise, government, system integrator and service provider customers to adopt emerging technologies.

Prior to joining The Harvard Group, Mark held director and management positions with 3Com Corporation, AT&T, Phillips Electronics N.V., Allnet and Cable & Wireless. Mark's professional affiliations include the National Association of Corporate Directors and Society of Information Managers.

Harvey Koeppel
President, Pictographics, Inc.
Harvard Group Strategic Partner

hkoeppelHarvey Koeppel is the President of Pictographics, Inc., a management and technology advisory and consulting services firm. The firm has provided executive-level support to the financial services industry since inception in 1979. Harvey is a frequent speaker at leading US and global industry forums and a frequent contributor to major IT industry and general news publications. He has served on numerous Advisory Boards for Fortune 500 companies including IBM, Unisys, AT&T, Oracle, and many others. He has served on the Advisory Council of the NY State Office of Technology/Office of the CIO and has been a featured guest lecturer at prominent colleges and universities globally, including Harvard Business School, Carnegie Mellon University, Stanford University, Pepperdine, Cranfield University, INSEAD, and others. Harvey holds Bachelor's degrees in psychology and computer science from the University of Pittsburgh.

Gary Robertson
Harvard Group Principal, Enterprise IT Practice and Project Director

grobertsonGary Robertson joined The Harvard Group in 2005, bringing a background that includes automotive electronics manufacturing combined with eleven years of senior information technology management experience. During his career, Gary worked in engineering, quality, manufacturing, re-engineering, information technology and executive recruiting.

Gary is a Six Sigma green belt and a certified personnel consultant (CPC).

Kenneth J. Winningkoff
Harvard Group Principal and Project Director

kwinningkoffKenneth Winningkoff joined The Harvard Group in 2001, bringing with him more than twenty-five years experience in IT management and consulting for Fortune 500 companies. Prior to joining The Harvard Group, Ken held executive IT positions at American General and American Natural Resources/The Coastal Company. He has also conducted major consulting assignments for a growing number of the most recognized companies in the world, including Aetna, Allied Van Lines, Compaq, Dell, Dow Chemical, Georgia Pacific and Siemens Energy and Automation.